Definition of Mortician

1. Noun. One whose business is the management of funerals.

Exact synonyms: Funeral Director, Funeral Undertaker, Undertaker
Specialized synonyms: Embalmer
Generic synonyms: Skilled Worker, Skilled Workman, Trained Worker



Definition of Mortician

1. Noun. (American English) An undertaker or funeral director ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mortician

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mortician

mortgaged
mortgagee
mortgagees
mortgageless
mortgager
mortgagers
mortgages
mortgaging
mortgagor
mortgagors
mortice
morticed
morticer
morticers
mortices
mortician (current term)
morticians
morticing
mortiferous
mortific
mortification
mortifications
mortified
mortifiedness
mortifier
mortifiers
mortifies
mortify
mortifying
mortifyingly

Literary usage of Mortician

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1. M. I. A.: Accounting for the Missing in Southeast Asia by Paul D. Mather (1995)
"Interestingly, this man, referred to as a "mortician", revealed that in the conduct of his duties he had personally prepared or observed the remains of over ..."

2. Funerals, Burials and Consumers: Congressional Hearing edited by Charles E. Grassley (2001)
"Is a funeral director the same thing as a mortician? Mr. CORSON. Yes, ma'am. Mrs. STREHL. ... We run from undertaker to mortician to funeral director. ..."

3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"mortician More than one New England family still cherishes the . . . tea set —House and Garden, March 1957 (in Bryant 1962) So far so good. ..."

4. The Kassandra Complex by Murray Lawrence, Lawrence Murray (2003)
"Hope now lay in the last three: the Porter, who stored things left behind by visitors - some of them ancient; the mortician, who saved goods unclaimed by ..."

5. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1906)
"... whether a person can engage in the business of undertaking without an undertaker's license if he styles himself as " funeral director," " mortician " or ..."

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