[ pur-cher ]
/ ˈpɜr tʃər /


a person or thing that perches.
a bird whose feet are adapted for perching.

Nearby words

  1. perceval,
  2. perceval, spencer,
  3. perch,
  4. perchance,
  5. perche,
  6. percheron,
  7. perchery,
  8. perching bird,
  9. perchlorate,
  10. perchloric

Origin of percher

First recorded in 1575–85; perch1 + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for percher

  • However, she soon gave over these attempts at intimidation, perched beside the percher, and again put something into his maw.

    The Foot-path Way|Bradford Torrey