- a person or thing that seeks.
- a device in a missile that locates a target by sensing some characteristic of the target, as heat emission.
- a missile equipped with such a device.
Origin of seeker
Related Words for seekerclaimant, candidate, hopeful, petitioner, suppliant, suitor, inquirer, aspirant, postulant, appellant
Examples from the Web for seeker
Contemporary Examples of seeker
Cooper has distanced herself from the widely panned 2007 movie adaptation, The Seeker.She Who Came After Tolkien, Before Rowling
August 31, 2013
Once there, he did everything he could to disrupt the game while the seeker tried to grab the snitch.From J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Novels to Real Life: The Sport of Quidditch Takes Flight
March 14, 2012
Assange is a maker of mischief and a seeker of publicity, exposing confidential material because he can.The Espionage Case Against Assange
Stephen L. Carter
December 1, 2010
To its defenders, WND is a seeker of conservative truth in a liberal mainstream media world.The GOP's Gay Face-Off
September 18, 2010
The seeker churches are so seeker-friendly that nobody ever finds anything.A Prop 8 Crusader Leaves the GOP
March 29, 2009
Historical Examples of seeker
A seeker for omens might have said that the heavens were weeping over our ill-fated venture.Micah Clarke
Arthur Conan Doyle
It was the library of a seeker after the encyclopædic culture of the Germany of his day.Dreamers of the Ghetto
Again we can only say that the seeker would be disappointed.Sex=The Unknown Quantity
So in the fashion of those days he became a seeker after truth.The Soul of a People
I was, too, a seeker of curious experience, and this was to prove my undoing.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
early 14c., agent noun from seek. The religious sect of the Seekers is attested from 1645.