a person or thing that leans.
Horseshoes. a thrown horseshoe that leans against the stake.

Origin of leaner

First recorded in 1530–40; lean1 + -er1
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  • The world is made up of two classes of people, lifters and leaners, and the leaners constitute by far the larger class.


    James J. Walsh