logger

1
[ law-ger, log-er ]
/ ˈlɔ gər, ˈlɒg ər /

noun

a person whose work is logging; lumberjack.
a tractor used in logging.
a machine for loading logs.

Nearby words

  1. logasthenia,
  2. logbook,
  3. loge,
  4. loggan stone,
  5. logged,
  6. loggerhead,
  7. loggerhead shrike,
  8. loggerhead turtle,
  9. loggerheads,
  10. loggets

Origin of logger

1
An Americanism dating back to 1725–35; log1 + -er1

logger

2
[ law-ger, log-er ]
/ ˈlɔ gər, ˈlɒg ər /

adjective Scot.

heavy or thick.
thick-headed; stupid.

Origin of logger

2
First recorded in 1665–75; back formation from loggerhead

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British Dictionary definitions for logger

logger

/ (ˈlɒɡə) /

noun

another word for lumberjack
a tractor or crane for handling logs
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