a person or thing that chases or pursues.
a drink of a milder beverage taken after a drink of liquor.
Also called chase gun . (on a vessel) a gun especially for use when in chase or when being chased.
Chiefly British. the final act or musical number of a vaudeville or variety show.
the music played as the audience leaves a theater.
Other definitions for chaser (2 of 3)
a tool with multiple teeth for cutting screw threads.
How to use chaser in a sentence
This Sunday, join a band of storm chasers as they go where few do, for art and adrenaline, for science and survival.
Getting close, often in a hurricane’s direct path, allows professional storm chasers to document crucial on-field data impossible to obtain from afar.
Plus, waterfall chasers won’t want to miss Wildcat Branch Falls, a stunning 100-foot cascade.
Build more homes, ensure that they cannot have a large market share and engage in predatory behavior, and reduce the incentive for yield chasers to further commodify the market.Wall Street isn’t to blame for the chaotic housing market | Jerusalem Demsas | June 11, 2021 | Vox
By then, the chasers who began four shots behind Matsuyama — Justin Rose, Schauffele, Marc Leishman, Zalatoris — had been sailing sideways variously, and soon the lead reached six.With confidence and calm, Hideki Matsuyama ends Japan’s long wait for a Masters title | Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen, Des Bieler | April 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Over the course of the series, however, we see Barney go from being a skirt-chaser to someone ready for a committed relationship.Everything You Need to Know About 'How I Met Your Mother' | Chancellor Agard | March 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the nights before drill, a couple of adult beverages and an Ambien chaser usually did the trick.
His exasperated intensity was his hallmark—you always knew you were getting his truth, straight no chaser.
Veteran storm chaser Tim Samaras died Friday in the El Reno, Oklahoma, tornado, along with his son Paul and colleague Carl Young.Tim Samaras, Storm Chaser Extraordinaire: See the Highlights (VIDEO) | The Daily Beast Video | June 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Those into “robo-tripping” often just chug the medicine without any chaser at all.Lil Wayne Hospitalization: What the Hell Is Sizzurp? | Melissa Leon | March 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
They call dad a 'rainbow-chaser,' and say he never can find any pay-rock the way he potters around.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends | Stanley R. Matthews
They should be given frequently—and sharply, and often just at the moment when the chaser is about to catch the runner.Games and Play for School Morale | Various
The game continues until runner is caught, or a time reached when a new chaser and runner are chosen.Games and Play for School Morale | Various
Here was a wild-goose chase indeed, but Aronson had a keen suspicion that it was the goose who was the chaser.The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Then he hoisted the English ensign over the French, and immediately the stranger yawed and fired a bow-chaser.True Blue | W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for chaser (1 of 2)
a person or thing that chases
a drink drunk after another of a different kind, as beer after spirits
a cannon on a vessel situated either at the bow (bow chaser) or the stern (stern chaser) and used during pursuit by or of another vessel
British Dictionary definitions for chaser (2 of 2)
a person who engraves
a lathe cutting tool for accurately finishing a screw thread, having a cutting edge consisting of several repetitions of the thread form
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