- a former gold coin of Scotland, first issued by James III in 1475, whose obverse bears an equestrian figure of the king.
- any of several gold or silver coins of the Netherlands bearing the figure of a horseman.
Examples from the Web for rider
You acknowledge that it showed extremely poor judgment and taste to show the rider a picture you took of her.
You agreed to cease all communication with the rider and the rider's employer.
You informed me that it was your legal aid who recognized the rider and shared with you her identity, not an employee of Uber.
Somehow he said he needed my number to be able to rate me as a rider.
Political ads showing Harry Reid on rider mower, mowing the Mall?PJ’s Political Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatheads|P. J. O’Rourke|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It fought every inch of the way, wearing down pony and rider until they were almost exhausted.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
This young man held a whip, which he brandished in the air like a rider about to mount his horse.Yiddish Tales|Various
It was the rider's task, to make up for the time lost by the sailors.A Word Only A Word, Complete|Georg Ebers
The heavy guns were drawn by six or eight horses, two abreast, with a rider for every two horses.The Fight for the Argonne|William Benjamin West
The rider could not escape; there was a bank on either side of the track.Humphrey Bold|Herbert Strang
British Dictionary definitions for rider
Word Origin and History for rider
"one who rides," Old English ridere "rider, trooper, knight, mounted warrior," agent noun from ride (v.). Meaning "clause tacked on to a document after first draft" is from 1660s. Related: Riderless.
Culture definitions for rider
A provision, usually controversial and unlikely to pass on its own merits, that is attached to a popular bill in the hopes that it will “ride” to passage on the back of the popular bill.