Definition of Eater

1. Noun. Someone who consumes food for nourishment.




2. Noun. Any green goods that are good to eat. "These apples are good eaters"
Generic synonyms: Garden Truck, Green Goods, Green Groceries, Produce
Derivative terms: Eat

Definition of Eater

1. n. One who, or that which, eats.

Definition of Eater

1. Noun. Agent noun of eat; one who eats. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eater

1. one that eats [n -S] - See also: eats

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eater

eatage
eatages
eatathon
eatche
eatches
eate
eated
eaten
eaten away
eaten like a bird
eaten like a horse
eaten one's seed corn
eaten one's words
eaten the seed corn
eaten up(p)
eater (current term)
eaterie
eateries
eaters
eatery
eatest
eateth
eath
eath-kent
eathe
eathful
eathlins
eathly
eathy
eatin'

Literary usage of Eater

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1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"Chief Penne-taha, or Sugar eater band of ... BO-WAH-QUAS-SUH, or Iron Shirt, his x mark, [SEAL.] Chief of De-na-vi band, or Liver eater band of ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"The Ruffed Bee-eater. (M. Amictus.) Col. 310. Top of the head, green; blue and pink, throat; and fore-part of breast covered with large, loose, ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1788)
"A (lone-eater having undertaken to divert his ... -eater. To decide between them a collation of marble is ordered ; and with fuch farcical and laughable ..."

4. South Australia: Its History, Resources, and Productions by William Harcus (1876)
"Wattle-cheeked honey-eater ornata . ... Plumed honey-eater * flava ................ Yellow honey-eater ... Lanceolate honey-eater Meliphaga phrygia . ..."

5. Egyptian Literature: Comprising Egyptian Tales, Hymns, Litanies, Invocations by Epiphanius Wilson (1901)
"Get thee back, O thou eater of the Ass, thou abomination of the god Haas who dwelleth ... O thou eater of those who commit sins, who dost plunder and spoil, ..."

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