[ kuh-nek-ter ]
/ kəˈnɛk tər /



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Origin of connecter

Definition for connecter (2 of 2)


or con·nect·er

[ kuh-nek-ter ]
/ kəˈnɛk tər /


a person or thing that connects.
any of various devices for connecting one object to another.
(formerly) a person who couples railroad cars.

Origin of connector

First recorded in 1785–95; connect + -or2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020