verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- an area where ocean waves are being generated by the wind.
- the length of such an area.
- Informal. to arrive or stop.
- Older Use. to raise (children); bring up: She had to fetch up her younger sisters.
- Nautical. (of a vessel) to come to a halt, as by lowering an anchor or running aground; bring up.
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Idioms for fetch
Origin of fetch1
synonym study for fetch
OTHER WORDS FROM fetchfetch·er, noun
Words nearby fetch
Example sentences from the Web for fetcher
How came you to show these lines to such an amateur, such a fetcher and carrier of bays as Lady Kilrush?Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
But I will not pause there now; I will wait till the fetcher has brought in my goods and chattels.A Clerk of Oxford|Evelyn Everett-Green
Sometimes she would come with intelligence from her fetcher and carrier of news, as she called him, Captain Nuttall.Tales And Novels, Volume 7 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Mr. Reed poised and sighted his artillery, and with the very natural remark, "I think this fetcher," he exploded the twin charges.The Fiend's Delight|Dod Grile