a person or thing that exercises.
an athletic device or machine employed in exercising.
a groom in a stable responsible for exercising horses.

Origin of exerciser

First recorded in 1545–55; exercise + -er1
Related formsnon·ex·er·cis·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for exerciser

Historical Examples of exerciser

  • Bath-tub, Sandow exerciser, and photographs of my sisters by Ellis and Walery.


    Compton Mackenzie

  • He was so pleased with the "Exerciser," that he bought several more of them, and made presents of them to his friends.

    The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll

    Stuart Dodgson Collingwood

  • He never drinks anything but water, and does calisthenics before breakfast with an exerciser on a door.

  • The exerciser consists of a disk, 5 ft. in diameter, pivoted in the ground near the kennel.

  • He could get him a pair of Indian clubs or dumb-bells or an exerciser and bring himself back to health that way.

    The "Genius"

    Theodore Dreiser

British Dictionary definitions for exerciser



a device with springs or elasticated cords for muscular exercise
a person or thing that exercises
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