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Definition of "bearer" []

  • One that carries or supports, as: (noun)
  • A porter. (noun)
  • A pallbearer. (noun)
  • One that holds a check or other redeemable note for payment. (noun)
  • A fruit- or flower-bearing plant. (noun)
  • A person or thing that bears, presents, or upholds (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A person who presents a note or bill for payment (noun)
  • A native carrier, esp on an expedition (noun)
  • A native servant (noun)
  • The holder of a rank, position, office, etc (noun)
  • Payable to the person in possession (noun)

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Use "bearer" in a sentence
  • "Is the title bearer someone who gets their jollies from sticking fingers up the poop shoots of middle-aged men, or is the degree just a Ph-ake-d one?"
  • "But of more concern to the lead stretcher bearer is his appearance."
  • "But of more concern to the lead stretcher bearer is his appearance - or so it would seem."