packer

noun pack·er \ ˈpa-kər \
Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of packer

1 : one that packs: such as
a : one engaged in processing food (such as meat) and distributing it to retailers
b : an automotive vehicle with a closed body and a compressing device (as for compacting rubbish) in the rear
2 : porter 1
3 : one that conveys goods by means of a pack

Examples of packer in a Sentence

  1. She worked as a packer for a candy company.

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First Known Use of packer

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of packer for English Language Learners

  • : a person or company that prepares and packages products and sends them to people or stores



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