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beater

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noun beat·er \ˈbē-tər\

Simple Definition of beater

  • : a device or tool that is used for beating something

  • : someone who repeatedly hits another person

  • : an old car that is in poor condition

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of beater

  1. 1 :  one that beats: as a :  eggbeater b :  a rotary blade attached to an electric mixer c :  drumstick 1

  2. 2 :  one who strikes bushes or other cover to rouse game

  3. 3 :  a dilapidated old automobile :  clunker

Examples of beater in a sentence

  1. driving a rusty old beater

  2. <he drives a beater that just barely runs>



14th Century

First Known Use of beater

14th century



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