Definition of Gainer

1. Noun. A person who gains weight.

Exact synonyms: Weight Gainer
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Gain



2. Noun. A person who gains (gains an advantage or gains profits). "She was clearly the gainer in that exchange"
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Gain, Gain, Gain, Gain

3. Noun. A dive in which the diver throws the feet forward to complete a full backward somersault and enters the water feet first and facing away from the diving board.
Exact synonyms: Full Gainer
Generic synonyms: Dive, Diving

Definition of Gainer

1. n. One who gains.

Definition of Gainer

1. Noun. One who gains a profit or advantage. ¹

2. Noun. (context: sports slang) A diving (or gymnastics) maneuver (from a high-dive diving board or high diving platform) involving a simultaneous inversion and rotation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gainer

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gainer

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gain lines
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gainand
gainbirth
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gainclap
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gaincover
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gainer (current term)
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gaining
gaining control

Literary usage of Gainer

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1. Abstract of North Carolina Wills by North Carolina Secretary of State, John Bryan Grimes (1910)
"gainer, SAMUEL. Tyrrell County. October 1, 1751. June Court, 1752. ... gainer, WILLIAM. Edgecombe County. March 11, 1746. November Court, 1750. ..."

2. At Home in the Water: Swimming, Diving, Life Saving, Water Sports, Natatoriums by George Hebden Corsan (1910)
"Now, should he be an extra good tumbler, he might make a gainer, that is, advance in alighting. But, in leaping from a springboard over water lower than the ..."

3. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1907)
"... will be rather a looser than a gainer, notwithstanding Twycross, when alive, was suppos'd to be very rich. This Morning died of. the Gout Mr. ..."

4. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"It will make, unless compelled, no compact, by which it does not think itself a gainer; and amongst its gains, it must, and always does, reckon the injury ..."

5. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 ...by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison (1813)
"CUNNINGHAM'S CREDITORS against gainer. No. 17. No. 18. MARY gainer, upon a general assignation, being preferred before the creditors to the office of ..."

6. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1849)
"He was therefore probably as much the tenant of Edward gainer as of the ... Again, the covenant for quiet enjoyment in the lease from John gainer to Edward ..."

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