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Definition of "shedder" [shed•der]

  • One that sheds, as a longhaired animal or a molting snake. (noun)
  • A lobster or crab that is shedding or has just shed. (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.

Use "shedder" in a sentence
  • "Already a serial shedder of attachments, she again abandons present circumstances, but this time shifts course and gives pause to consider her past."
  • "Manish Swarup/Associated Press Villager Samunder Singh Sharma looks out from his house beside an unused wheat shedder in Munimpur, on the outskirts of New Delhi."
  • "So, if he have commerce with her, haply she will conceive by him and her son be a hypocrite, a man of wrath and a shedder of blood."