starter

[ stahr-ter ]
/ ˈstɑr tər /

noun

adjective

constituting a basis or beginning: a starter set of dishes; a starter home.

Idioms

    for starters, Informal. as the first step or part; initially; first: We will have soup for starters. For starters, he doesn't even know how to drive.

Origin of starter

First recorded in 1530–40; start + -er1
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starter

/ (ˈstɑːtə) /

noun

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