Definition of shaker
2 capitalized [from a dance with shaking movements performed as part of worship] : a member of a millenarian sect originating in England in 1747 and practicing celibacy and an ascetic communal life
Shakerismplay \-kə-ˌri-zəm\ noun
Examples of shaker in a Sentence
a member of the Shakers
Recent Examples of shaker from the Web
Watermel-A-Cuke-A-Rita 2 ounces premium tequila (Herradura or Don Julio work well) 1 ounces watermelon juice 1/4 ounces cucumber juice 1/2 ounces lime juice Pinch of salt Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
Roy Inman Special to The Star Makes 8 (1 ounce) servings Fill a martini shaker with ice and add 1/2 cup cold-brew concentrate and 1/2 cup heavy cream.
Fill the shaker with ice cubes and add the rosé wine.
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.
Some of my favorite movers and shakers, like Foxy Brown and Iman, often sported super-slim brows and did so with full confidence.
Participants are encouraged to dress up according to a theme, decorate their bikes, and bring noisemakers like bongos, shakers and tambourines.
When, in the 1980s, she was encouraged by some local movers and shakers to consider becoming a mayoral candidate, Fayman politely declined.
Cover and shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds.
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First Known Use of shaker
SHAKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shaker for English Language Learners
: a container that is shaken to mix something or to make something come out
Shaker : a member of a U.S. religious group that is known for living simply in close communities
SHAKER Defined for Kids
Definition of shaker for Students
: a container used to mix the contents or sprinkle out some of the contents a drink shaker a salt shaker
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