declarer

[ dih-klair-er ]
/ dɪˈklɛər ər /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. declaratory,
  2. declaratory judgment,
  3. declare,
  4. declare war on,
  5. declared,
  6. declass,
  7. declasse,
  8. declassify,
  9. declension,
  10. declensional

Origin of declarer

First recorded in 1520–30; declare + -er1

Related formsnon·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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