signer

[ sahy-ner ]
/ ˈsaɪ nər /

noun

a person who signs.
a person who writes his or her name, as in token of agreement.
a person who communicates by or interprets into sign language.

Nearby words

  1. signed minor,
  2. signed number,
  3. signed, sealed, and delivered,
  4. signed-ranks test,
  5. signee,
  6. signet,
  7. signet ring,
  8. signet-ring cell,
  9. signet-ring cell carcinoma,
  10. signifiant

Origin of signer

First recorded in 1605–15; sign + -er1

Related formspost·sign·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for signer

signer

/ (ˈsaɪnə) /

noun

a person who signs something
a person who uses sign language to communicate with deaf people
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Word Origin and History for signer

signer

n.

1610s, agent noun from sign (v.). In American history, with reference to the Declaration of Independence, by 1865.

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