Definition of Reeler

1. Noun. Someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall.

Exact synonyms: Staggerer, Totterer
Generic synonyms: Footer, Pedestrian, Walker
Derivative terms: Reel, Stagger, Totter



2. Noun. A dancer of reels.
Generic synonyms: Folk Dancer

Definition of Reeler

1. n. One who reels.

Definition of Reeler

1. Noun. The grasshopper warbler. ¹

2. Noun. (genetics) An autosomal-recessive mouse mutant in which cortical neurons are generated normally but abnormally placed, a lack of reelin causing disorganization of cortical laminar layers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reeler

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

Medical Definition of Reeler

1. 1. One who reels. 2. The grasshopper warbler; so called from its note. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reeler

reel-to-reels
reel foot
reel in
reel off
reel out
reel to reel tape
reel up
reelable
reelect
reelected
reelecting
reelection
reelections
reelects
reeled
reeler (current term)
reelers
reelevate
reelevated
reelevates
reelevating
reeligibilities
reeligibility
reeligible
reelin
reeling
reelingly
reelings
reelless
reelman

Literary usage of Reeler

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1879)
"I was going through Shore-ditch, when a reeler from Hackney, who knew me well, came up and said, - I am going to run the rule over (search) you. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1879)
"I was going through Shoreditch, when a reeler from Hackney, who knew me well, came up and said, " I am going to run the rule over (search) you. ..."

3. British Manufacturing Industries by George Phillips Bevan (1876)
"nativo reeler frequently turns the reel as well as tends the basin, but in modern filatures not only is the reel turned by steam, but an attendant prepares ..."

4. Argot and Slang: A New French and English Dictionary of the Cant Words by Albert Marie Victor Barrère (1889)
"I was going through Shoreditch, when a reeler from Hackney, who knew me well, came up and said, " I am going to run the rule over (search) you. ..."

5. Modern Flax, Hemp and Jute Spinning and Twisting: A Practical Handbook for by Herbert R. Carter (1907)
"The correct knot to use is, as we have said, the weaver's knot, or intersecting loop knot, and an expert reeler can tie this knot as quickly as another can ..."

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