stayer

noun
stay·​er | \ ˈstā-ər How to pronounce stayer (audio) \

Definition of stayer

: one that stays especially : one that supports

Examples of stayer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My hotel seemed increasingly nervous about hosting an over-stayer without a passport. The Economist, "Trapped in Iran," 28 Jan. 2020 Mead sold the Ranger in various configurations, and this particular one was quite racy, with a sprung saddle, adjustable stayer-type stem, swept-back racer bars, coaster brake, and one (1) gigantic-looking gear. Outside Online, "Riding 100 Miles* on a 102-Year-Old Bike," 12 June 2018 But why don’t the leavers and the liberal stayers band together to schism — make a Reform Mormonism — instead of waiting around? Sarah Scoles, Longreads, "Meet the New Mormons," 8 June 2018 Wages for job-stayers were up just 2.9 percent in April, compared with 3.7 percent six months earlier. Christopher A. Rugaber, chicagotribune.com, "Milestone for U.S. job market: More openings than unemployed," 5 June 2018 Mead sold the Ranger in various configurations, and this particular one was quite racy, with a sprung saddle, adjustable stayer-type stem, swept-back racer bars, coaster brake, and one (1) gigantic-looking gear. Outside Online, "Riding 100 Miles* on a 102-Year-Old Bike," 12 June 2018 But why don’t the leavers and the liberal stayers band together to schism — make a Reform Mormonism — instead of waiting around? Sarah Scoles, Longreads, "Meet the New Mormons," 8 June 2018 Wages for job-stayers were up just 2.9 percent in April, compared with 3.7 percent six months earlier. Christopher A. Rugaber, chicagotribune.com, "Milestone for U.S. job market: More openings than unemployed," 5 June 2018 Then come high-payers, long-stayers, guests booking a large block of rooms, and recognizable celebs. Time, Time, "12 Shocking Things I Learned by Working as a Butler at the Plaza Hotel," 16 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of stayer

circa 1580, in the meaning defined above

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“Stayer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stayer. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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