giver

noun
giv·​er | \ ˈgi-vər How to pronounce giver (audio) \

Definition of giver

: one that gives : donor

Examples of giver in a Sentence

a giver of unwanted advice
Recent Examples on the Web Mar is a dancer and quilter and teacher who writes beautifully about developing your own personal practices and is just generally a good advice-giver for anyone trying to live a creative life. Riza Cruz, ELLE, 27 July 2022 Luckily, the male escort in question is Leo Grande, a dreamy-eyed, sensitive pleasure-giver played with silky self-confidence by newcomer Daryl McCormack. Ann Hornaday, Anchorage Daily News, 17 June 2022 Yet no one had named a specific tour giver—until the Jan. 6 committee breathed new life into the allegation by fingering Mr. Loudermilk. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 15 June 2022 But the safety net is that this is a family as support group and balm-giver in a profession and society where mean competitiveness and all-around unhappiness is all too common. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 15 June 2022 Luckily, the male escort in question is Leo Grande, a dreamy-eyed, sensitive pleasure-giver played with silky self-confidence by newcomer Daryl McCormack. Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, 15 June 2022 The show centers on Littlest One, who is an in-training Gossamer, a fairy who is a dream giver. Manori Ravindran, Variety, 14 June 2022 The sensually sheer stretch mesh and supremely soft silky microfibre offer a barely-there feeling that’ll earn you, the gift giver, extra brownie points. Angela Lei, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 Our advice giver is Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube. Blair Braverman, Outside Online, 7 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of giver

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2022

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“Giver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/giver. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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