logger

noun log·ger \ ˈlȯ-gər , ˈlä- \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of logger

: one engaged in logging

Examples of logger in a Sentence

  1. the loggers were obliged to plant as many trees as they cut down

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First Known Use of logger

1732

in the meaning defined above

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logger Synonyms

Synonyms

jack, lumberjack, lumberman;

Related Words

lumberer;

sawyer;

forester;


LOGGER Defined for English Language Learners

logger

Definition of logger for English Language Learners

  • : someone whose job is to cut down trees for wood



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