warm·​er | \ ˈwȯr-mər \

Definition of warmer

: one that warms especially : a device for keeping something warm a hand warmer

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Its products range from foam rollers and fitness gloves to hand warmers and insoles. Jaewon Kang, WSJ, "Berkshire Partners-Backed Fitness Accessories Maker Explores a Sale," 24 Oct. 2018 Leg warmers, a tutu, and a cozy sweatshirt and hat. Samantha Lefave, Redbook, "11 Sweatshirt Costumes You Can DIY for Your Kids in About 5 Seconds," 26 Oct. 2015 Airports world-wide have come to realize that offering good food turns out to be more profitable than peddling $10 hot dogs off rolling warmers. Scott Mccartney, WSJ, "The Best of the Biggest U.S. Airports," 14 Nov. 2018 Getty ImagesSunset Boulevard The 1980s were a bad time for a lot of things—cocaine abuse, corruption at financial institutions, leg-warmers—but one thing this decade did very well was horror. Cady Drell, Marie Claire, "The Best '80s Horror Movies That Are Still Terrifying Today," 23 Oct. 2018 For most exercisers, Jazzercise is synonymous with leotards, leg warmers, and plenty of jazz hands. Fox News, "#ThrowbackThursday workout: How to do Jazzercise at home," 20 Apr. 2017 There are crazy cat videos and then there are heart warmers. Matt Campbell, kansascity, "KC's Scoot the cat, whose hind legs are paralyzed, is now Internet famous | The Kansas City Star," 24 Apr. 2018 Electricity is needed there to power lifesaving oxygen concentrators and baby warmers. New York Times, "Readers Respond to the 5.13.2018 Issue," 13 May 2018 A half-notch warmer but generally low-to-mid 80s, and the air won’t be as incredibly dry. A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Steamy and wet at times today, but a cold front’s going to deliver a spectacular weekend," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of warmer

1595, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of warmer was in 1595

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English Language Learners Definition of warmer

: something (such as a device or piece of clothing) that is used to keep something warm

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