gainer

[ gey-ner ]
/ ˈgeɪ nər /

noun

a person or thing that gains.

Nearby words

  1. gaillard cut,
  2. gaillardia,
  3. gaily,
  4. gain,
  5. gain ground,
  6. gaines,
  7. gaines, edmund pendleton,
  8. gainesville,
  9. gainful,
  10. gainfully

Origin of gainer

First recorded in 1530–40; gain1 + -er1

Related formspre·gain·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for gainer

gainer

/ (ˈɡeɪnə) /

noun

a person or thing that gains
Also called: full gainer a type of dive in which the diver leaves the board facing forward and completes a full backward somersault to enter the water feet first with his back to the diving boardCompare half gainer
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