reliever

noun re·liev·er \ ri-ˈlē-vər \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of reliever

: one that relieves; especially : relief pitcher

Examples of reliever in a Sentence

  1. pain relievers like aspirin and ibuprofen

  2. Exercise is a good stress reliever.

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First Known Use of reliever

15th century



RELIEVER Defined for English Language Learners

reliever

noun

Definition of reliever for English Language Learners

  • : something that relieves pain, stress, etc.


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