/ (ˈstɔːmə) /
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informal an outstanding example of its kindthat film was a real stormer
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby stormer
storm coat, storm-cock, storm collar, storm cone, storm door, stormer, storm glass, storm house, storming, storm lantern, stormless
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How to use stormer in a sentence
It had been a joke for Mrs. Stormer at first, but the boy himself had been shrewd enough to make the matter serious.The Real Thing and Other Tales|Henry James
"Glorious Shakespeare, thou art come to life again," said Ben Jefferson, a barn-stormer for fifty years.The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon
The lady who seemed in command of the English party inquired now how Mr. Stormer was—he was not laid up, she hoped.
I only wondered if you'd mind asking Mr. and Mrs. Stormer to come here for a little—they were awfully kind to me out there.
Please tell Mr. Stormer that only the very best fishermen—like him—can catch our trout; the rest catch our trees.