Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

user

play
noun us·er \ˈyü-zər\

Simple Definition of user

  • : a person or thing that uses something

  • : a person who frequently uses illegal drugs

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of user

  1. :  one that uses

Examples of user in a sentence

  1. <a person who started out as a user and is now a drug dealer as well>



15th Century

First Known Use of user

15th century



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up user? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to depart quickly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

acommodate accommodate accomodate acommadate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ