browser

noun

brows·​er ˈbrau̇-zər How to pronounce browser (audio)
1
: one that browses
2
: a computer program used for accessing sites or information on a network (such as the World Wide Web)

Examples of browser in a Sentence

There were a few browsers in the bookstore.
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Word History

First Known Use

1675, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of browser was in 1675

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Cite this Entry

“Browser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/browser. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

browser

noun
brow·​ser
ˈbraü-zər
1
: one that browses
2
: a computer program providing access to information on a network and especially to websites
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