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ringer

noun ring·er \ ˈriŋ-ər \

Definition of ringer

1 : one that sounds especially by ringing
2 a (1) : one that enters a competition under false representations
(2) : imposter, fake
b : one that strongly resembles another often used with dead
  • he's a dead ringer for the senator

First Known Use of ringer

13th century

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ringer

noun

Definition of ringer

: one that encircles or puts a ring around (such as a quoit or horseshoe that lodges so as to surround the peg)

First Known Use of ringer

1834




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