faller

noun
fall·​er | \ ˈfȯ-lər How to pronounce faller (audio) \

Definition of faller

1 : a machine part that acts by falling
2 : a logger who fells trees

Examples of faller in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the biggest fallers were France’s CNP Assurances and the U.K.’s Legal & General Group PLC, which closed around 10% lower. Pietro Lombardi And Adam Clark, WSJ, "European Insurers Share Prices Fall After Regulator Asks for Dividend Suspensions," 3 Apr. 2020 Lorenzo Reyes delivers this weeks power rankings and biggest risers and fallers. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "NFL upholds Vontaze Burfict's suspension; Raiders linebacker will miss rest of the season," 9 Oct. 2019 The company, which makes airframes for the 737 MAX, was one of the steepest fallers on the London Stock Exchange, its shares falling more than 9% at one point. Adrian Croft, Fortune, "Boeing’s Overseas Airline Customers and Suppliers Sink on the Airline’s Decision to Ground 737 MAX," 17 Dec. 2019 Lorenzo Reyes delivers this weeks power rankings and biggest risers and fallers. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "NFL upholds Vontaze Burfict's suspension; Raiders linebacker will miss rest of the season," 9 Oct. 2019 Lorenzo Reyes delivers this weeks power rankings and biggest risers and fallers. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "NFL upholds Vontaze Burfict's suspension; Raiders linebacker will miss rest of the season," 9 Oct. 2019 Lorenzo Reyes delivers this weeks power rankings and biggest risers and fallers. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "NFL upholds Vontaze Burfict's suspension; Raiders linebacker will miss rest of the season," 9 Oct. 2019 Lorenzo Reyes delivers this weeks power rankings and biggest risers and fallers. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "NFL upholds Vontaze Burfict's suspension; Raiders linebacker will miss rest of the season," 9 Oct. 2019 Lorenzo Reyes delivers this weeks power rankings and biggest risers and fallers. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "NFL upholds Vontaze Burfict's suspension; Raiders linebacker will miss rest of the season," 9 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of faller

1523, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Faller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faller. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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