Definition of "seeker" [seek•er]

  • One that seeks: a seeker of the truth. (noun)
  • A device used in a moving object, especially a missile, that locates a target by detecting light, heat, or other radiation. (noun)
  • A person who, from fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, social group, or political opinion, has crossed an international frontier into a country in which he or she hopes to be granted refugee status (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. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "seeker" in a sentence
  • "I guess I generally use the term seeker to describe myself."
  • "Being a seeker is a vocation, a job God calls some of us to do, like an artist, a doctor, a teacher … or a nun."
  • "So don’t throw the term seeker around until you actually spend sometime looking for yourself."