shaker

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noun shak·er \ˈshā-kər\

Definition of shaker

  1. 1 :  one that shakes: asa :  a utensil or machine used in shaking <cocktail shaker>b :  one that incites, promotes, or directs action <a mover and shaker>

  2. 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

Shaker

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Shakerism

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Examples of shaker in a sentence

  1. a member of the Shakers

15th Century

First Known Use of shaker

15th century


SHAKER Defined for English Language Learners

shaker

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noun shak·er \ˈshā-kər\

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

shaker

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noun shak·er \ˈshā-kər\

Definition of shaker for Students

  1. :  a container used to mix the contents or sprinkle out some of the contents <a drink shaker> <a salt shaker>


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