English dictionary

Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English noun: ringer

1. ringer (person) a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)

Synonymsbell ringer, toller

Broader (hypernym)signaler, signaller

2. ringer (person) a person who is almost identical to another

Synonymsclone, dead ringer

Broader (hypernym)double, image, look-alike

Domain usagecolloquialism

3. ringer (person) a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses

Broader (hypernym)fake, faker, fraud, imposter, impostor, pretender, pseud, pseudo, role player, sham, shammer

4. ringer (act) (horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg

Broader (hypernym)throw

Domain categoryhorseshoes, quoits

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk