Definition of mover
: one that moves or sets something in motion; especially : one whose business or occupation is the moving of household goods from one residence to another
Recent Examples of mover from the Web
Griebel's makeover was more extensive, eight to 10 hours, in part because Keehn was on hand to direct the movers.
Actually, his preference was to go with gleaming gold bronze from head to toe and not add color, but the movers and shakers behind the project insisted.
The Nuggets have the ability to pay top dollar and piece together trade packages involving picks, prospects and movable contracts, making them a dark horse mover-and-shaker in the coming weeks.
Having the fashion audience on board with caring about how their clothes are made is going to be a real needle-mover for Patagonia’s mission.
Some of my favorite movers and shakers, like Foxy Brown and Iman, often sported super-slim brows and did so with full confidence.
Left tackle earth mover Jonah Williams of Alabama and Folsom is the prototype NFL lineman.
Council member Herb Smith, D-at large, who has been a prime mover on this issue, was not at the meeting.
When, in the 1980s, she was encouraged by some local movers and shakers to consider becoming a mayoral candidate, Fayman politely declined.
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First Known Use of mover
MOVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mover for English Language Learners
: someone or something that moves in a certain way
: a machine that moves people or things from one place to another
: a person or company that moves furniture and other possessions from one home or place of business to another
MOVER Defined for Kids
Definition of mover for Students
: a person or company that moves the belongings of others (as from one home to another)
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