- a person who is serving a term, especially in prison (usually used in combination): a first-termer.
Origin of termer
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Examples from the Web for termer
The race pits ten-term incumbent Donald Manzullo against Adam Kinzinger, a first termer elected in the GOP wave of 2010.Romney and Santorum Face Off: 5 Things To Watch For In Illinois
March 19, 2012
In a word, he is the impression of the last term, and will be so until the coming of a new term or termer.
Let it be the right and duty of every citizen to forcibly remove a third termer.
"I intended to kill Theodore Roosevelt, the third termer," was the answer.
Gentlemen of the jury, the danger of the third termer was less in his probable election than in his sure but close defeat.
- a variant spelling of termor
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