Definition of "pacer" [pa•cer]

  • A horse trained to pace. (noun)
  • Sports See pacemaker. (noun)
  • A horse trained to move at a special gait, esp for racing (noun)

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Use "pacer" in a sentence
  • "SYDNEY - Australia has called pacer Clint McKay as a spare bowler due to Ben Hilfenhaus 'shoulder injury ahead of the second Test against Pakistan."
  • "When we finally rounded a corner and caught up to the "pacer", we were so relieved that we needed to celebrate with our old friend Andy Gump again."
  • "The 'pacer' in this instance brought with him no commendation in the eyes of the"