declarer

[ dih-klair-er ]
/ dɪˈklɛər ər /

noun

a person or thing that declares.
Bridge. the player who plays the contract; dummy's partner.

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Origin of declarer

First recorded in 1520–30; declare + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM declarer

non·de·clar·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for declarer

declarer
/ (dɪˈklɛərə) /

noun

a person who declares
bridge the player who, as first bidder of the suit of the final contract, plays both hands of the partnership
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