leveler

noun

lev·​el·​er ˈle-və-lər How to pronounce leveler (audio)
ˈlev-lər
variants or leveller
1
: one that levels
2
a
capitalized : one of a group of radicals arising during the English Civil War and advocating equality before the law and religious toleration
b
: one favoring the removal of political, social, or economic inequalities
c
: something that tends to reduce or eliminate differences among individuals

Examples of leveler in a Sentence

a nation of levelers, Norway has a tax structure designed to reduce the gap between the richest and the poorest
Recent Examples on the Web The base of this table also features adjustable levelers that can adapt to varying floor levels. Andrea Wurzburger, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Feb. 2024 All three pieces in the set come with adjustable leveler screws at the base of each table or chair leg. Sophia Beams, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Feb. 2024 Wearing the same bib is a great leveler, and the collaborative nature of a group ride means confidences are quickly shared. Ben Oliver, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2024 This magnetic stackable set keeps all eight spoons, plus leveler, together at all times. Gabriela Izquierdo, Southern Living, 2 Dec. 2023 The Ideal Security ladder-aide pro ladder leveler is $144.99 at Ace Hardware. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 16 June 2023 In this recipe, those include opting not to level dry ingredients, using a cake leveler on the baked layers (rather than obsessing with a knife) and placing chocolate chips on the cake’s exterior with reckless abandon instead of in the neat pattern Huff suggests. New York Times, 16 Mar. 2022 The package also includes levelers for the legs in case the flooring isn’t perfectly straight. Rena Behar, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Sep. 2023 Contemporary is salmon with filings of earthy truffle and a hit of lemon juice as a leveler. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 1 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of leveler was in 1598

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“Leveler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leveler. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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