term·​er | \ ˈtər-mər How to pronounce termer (audio) \

Definition of termer

: a person serving for a specified term (as in a political office or in prison) a first termer

Examples of termer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ninety-nine large is a lot of money, and our long-termer is actually lightly equipped for a Porsche. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 1 Apr. 2022 Our long-termer also lagged behind the regular CR-V in braking (170 feet versus 165) and roadholding (0.80 g versus 0.85). Beth Nichols, Car and Driver, 26 Jan. 2022 Front drivers are now 36-mpg machines, and all-wheel-drive Siennas, such as our long-termer, get a big 35 mpg on the Monroney label. K.c. Colwell, Car and Driver, 15 Oct. 2021 Clinton and Penny reserve their darkest shade for former President Eric Dunn, a preening, bombastic one-termer who shredded the country’s reputation and retreated to Florida to sulk, play golf and plot his return. Sarah Lyall, New York Times, 11 Oct. 2021 Bush 41 was parked at a job approval number of 34% on the Election Day that rendered him a one-termer. Philip Elliott, Time, 13 Sep. 2021 Among her predecessors is a one-termer identified only by his last name: Pence. Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2021 At 3186 pounds, our DCT test car weighed 96 pounds more than our manual long-termer, with the amount of mass over the front wheels increasing from 63.7 to 65.2 percent. Mike Sutton, Car and Driver, 22 Dec. 2020 Americans, by a sizable margin, rejected that nonsense and made Trump a rarity among presidents — a one-termer who lost a re-election bid. Scott Gillespie, Star Tribune, 12 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of termer

1609, in the meaning defined above

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24 Apr 2022

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“Termer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/termer. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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