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leveler

[lev-uh-ler]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that levels.
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Also especially British, lev·el·ler.

Origin of leveler

First recorded in 1590–1600; level + -er1
Related formsself-lev·el·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for leveler

Historical Examples

  • She thought of that epithet that people so often echo—Death the Leveler.

    The Devil's Garden

    W. B. Maxwell

  • Another is its power as a leveler, and hence as an adjunct of democracy.

    A Librarian's Open Shelf

    Arthur E. Bostwick

  • These were probably to prevent crawling of the smaller material used as a leveler.

  • But William was not a widower; besides, love is the leveler of human judgments in such matters and the builder of new destinies.

  • A grapple-armed machine laid hold on one of the wrecked beetles and, whining with effort, sought to drag it to leveler ground.

    World of the Drone

    Robert Abernathy