Related formsprint·er·like, adjective
Definition for printer (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- a design or pattern on cloth made by dyeing, weaving, or printing with engraved rollers, blocks of wood, stencils, etc.
- a cloth so treated.
- an article of apparel made of this cloth.
Origin of print
Related formsun·print·ed, adjectivewell-print·ed, adjective
Can be confusedprince prints
Examples from the Web for printer
Another returned a printer box stuffed with a candy-filled piñata.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The beauty of the 3-D printer was that users would continually figure out new ways to use it.
The boxes are not arranged alphabetically, and a printer learns the case as one learns the typewriter keyboard.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pills purporting to be Viagra filled with printer ink and rat poison.
Franklin was a printer, scientist, revolutionary, ambassador and all around know-it-all.
The eldest son is named Herv, in memory of his mother's father, and he follows his father Christian's profession of printer.
This sum of money and the knowledge of the printer's trade made up his capital.Captains of Industry|James Parton
Educated in public schools, he became a printer, and travelled much through the States.A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations|Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
His main calling was that of a printer, a vocation of unusual importance and influence in a free community.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2)|Wiliam Cabell Bruce
Benjamin Franklin, the American printer, statesman and philosopher, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for printer (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for printer (2 of 2)
- in printed or published form
- (of a book, etc) offered for sale by the publisher
- a fabric with a printed design
- (as modifier)a print dress
- a mark or indentation made by pressing something onto a surface
- a stamp, die, etc, that makes such an impression
- the surface subjected to such an impression
Word Origin for print
Idioms and Phrases with printer
In addition to the idiom beginning with print
- print out
- go out (of print)
- in print
- small print