Definition of Clicker

1. n. One who stands before a shop door to invite people to buy.

Definition of Clicker

1. Noun. (slang) The remote-control device used to change settings on a television set, VCR, or other electronic equipment. ¹

2. Noun. A person who cuts out the uppers of shoes from pieces of leather using a flexible knife that clicks as it changes direction. ¹

3. Noun. A machine that cuts materials using a steel rule die. The name comes from the sound (click) when the material is cut. May be hand, pneumatic, or hydraulic powered. ¹

4. Noun. A signalling device used by military forces. Pressed between thumb and fingers, it makes a small but distinctive click understood by other members of a unit. ¹

5. Noun. A small mechanical device that produces a clicking sound, used in dog training. ¹

6. Noun. Someone who clicks, for example on internet hyperlinks. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete UK) One who stands before a shop door to invite people to buy. ¹

8. Noun. (obsolete printing) One who has charge of the work of a companionship. ¹

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Definition of Clicker

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clicker

click beetle
click beetles
click chemistry
click off
click one's fingers
click open
click syndrome
click through
click wheel
click wheels
clicker (current term)
clicking knife

Literary usage of Clicker

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"clicker (s.) : the person that stands at a shoe-maker's door to invite customers to buy the wares sold ... clicker : a female touter at the bonnet shops in ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Art of Printing by William Savage (1841)
"During the time the first taking is in hand, the clicker sets the head, ... If the clicker find "that he cannot make up the matter as fast as it is composed ..."

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