re·​fresh·​er | \ ri-ˈfre-shər How to pronounce refresher (audio) \

Definition of refresher

1 : something (such as a drink) that refreshes
2 : reminder
3 : review or instruction designed especially to keep one abreast of professional developments refresher course

Examples of refresher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And then Frankensteins all of it together in combos like Of the Earth Gose — a salty, citrusy refresher — with Kelly’s juuuuust-sweet-enough blackberry sorbet. Amy Drew Thompson,, 16 July 2021 Think of this episode as a solo travel refresher, of sorts. Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler, 23 June 2021 Officers also attend an annual refresher course on the department's use-of-force protocol. Tami Abdollah, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2021 For those that need a refresher course, Batman (Ben Affleck) tries to form a team of superheroes along with Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) after the death of Superman (Henry Cavill). al, 18 Mar. 2021 As a quick refresher, an Apple Watch with fall detection enabled relies upon an accelerometer and gyroscope to detect when a user endures a hard fall. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 30 June 2021 Some people may need a refresher on just what mental health means in a business context. Denise Brodey, Forbes, 22 June 2021 Passengers have sometimes needed a refresher on travel basics. Alison Sider, WSJ, 18 June 2021 The actor, 52, posted a hilarious video on Instagram, Wednesday, poking fun at himself and others who might need a refresher when hitting the gym for the first time in well over a year. Katie Campione,, 16 June 2021

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First Known Use of refresher

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of refresher was in the 15th century

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22 Jul 2021

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“Refresher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of refresher

chiefly US : something that helps you to remember something you have forgotten : a reminder about something

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