[ ri-lee-fer ]
/ rɪˈli fər /


Baseball. relief pitcher.
a person who, because of old age, indigence, physical disability, or the like, receives welfare benefits from the state.
a person who temporarily replaces someone else.

Origin of reliefer

First recorded in 1790–1800; relief1 + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019