Definition of lighter–out
: a worker who inspects the lining of beer barrels by inserting a light through the side hole and looking through the top
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of lighter–out
light out, verb + -er
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up lighter–out? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).