charger

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[ chahr-jer ]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that charges.

  2. a horse of a kind suitable to be ridden in battle.

  1. Electricity. an apparatus that charges storage batteries.

Origin of charger

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First recorded in 1475–85; charge + -er1

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Other definitions for charger (2 of 2)

charger2
[ chahr-jer ]

noun
  1. a platter.

  2. a large, shallow dish for liquids.

Origin of charger

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First recorded in 1275–1325, charger is from the Middle English word chargeour.See charge, -or2

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British Dictionary definitions for charger (1 of 2)

charger1

/ (ˈtʃɑːdʒə) /


noun
  1. a person or thing that charges

  2. a large strong horse formerly ridden into battle

  1. a device for charging or recharging an accumulator or rechargeable battery

British Dictionary definitions for charger (2 of 2)

charger2

/ (ˈtʃɑːdʒə) /


noun
  1. antiques a large dish for serving at table or for display

Origin of charger

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C14 chargeour something to bear a load, from chargen to charge

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