adjective, tam·er, tam·est.
verb (used with object), tamed, tam·ing.
verb (used without object), tamed, tam·ing.
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She said the drug bridge drew the predictable sensationalism from a press throng that took its drug use cues from tamer festivals.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fog permitting, the Beast was taking the tamer option of a 45 minute flight.
Beer is one of the tamer substances Robbins has written about throughout his nearly 40-year career.
They were much quieter,—tamer, as it were,—than Englishmen would be under such circumstances.A Ride across Palestine|Anthony Trollope
Dartrey's temper of the caged lion dominated by his tamer, served as keynote for any amount of saddest colouring.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
Still, like animal and tamer they measured each other from the safer distance.Joyce of the North Woods|Harriet T. Comstock
Here was a tamer in sorest need, for the weight of the lions kept the iron doors from opening and barred out the rescuers.Careers of Danger and Daring|Cleveland Moffett
She needed taming, and Jesse's reputation as a tamer was established.The Eddy|Clarence L. Cullen