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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









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