warm·​er | \ ˈwȯr-mər How to pronounce warmer (audio) \

Definition of warmer

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

Examples of warmer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a delightfully kitschy aerobics dance scene, the film zeroes in on possibly the most cringe-worthy trend of the ‘80s: leotards, paired with neon tights and leg warmers. Irina Grechko, refinery29.com, "Valley Girl Remake Features The Best — And Funniest — ‘80s Fashion Trends," 8 May 2020 Skiing and snowboarding may look from a distance like solitary pursuits; the helmets, goggles, and neck warmers may be assumed to function like alpine hazmat suits. Michael Ames, The New Yorker, "Why an Idaho Ski Destination Has One of the Highest COVID-19 Rates in the Nation," 3 Apr. 2020 A few minutes into the session, Kelly noticed that his quarterbacks were using hand warmers. Eric Hansen, Indianapolis Star, "Notre Dame football: Notable people, games, moments from Brian Kelly era," 28 Jan. 2020 The costumes, with their layered effect, seem to reference dance rehearsal clothes, from scarves draped loosely around necks to wrapped sweaters and chunky socks that have the look of leg warmers. New York Times, "A Dancing Spirit Makes ‘Little Women’ Wild at Heart," 24 Jan. 2020 Ski and snowboard bunnies can get fitted for gear on site and can warm up in the private ski lodge at the Silver Star mountain base complete with hot cocoa and hand warmers. Sara Holzman, Marie Claire, "The Agenda: What to Do and How to Pack for a Ski Vacation in Park City," 23 Jan. 2020 In this case, the students hope to combine concepts similar to those found in instant snow and hand warmers to create an exothermic reaction. Elizabeth Depompei, Indianapolis Star, "Instant snow, hand warmers and a national prize: Center Grove students have a big idea," 15 Jan. 2020 By the 20 minute-mark of practice, Kelly had ripped off the microphone and flung it, likely in the direction of the hand warmers. Eric Hansen, Indianapolis Star, "Notre Dame football: Notable people, games, moments from Brian Kelly era," 28 Jan. 2020 The Press Trust of India news agency cited some health ministry officials as saying that more than 70% of key equipment like infusion pumps, warmers and nebulizers for newborns were not in working condition at the hospital. Washington Post, "Doctors rush to Indian town where children have been dying," 3 Jan. 2020

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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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12 Jun 2020

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“Warmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warmer. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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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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