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Definition of "slater" [slat•er]

  • One employed to lay slate surfaces, as on roofs. (noun)
  • See pill bug. (noun)
  • See sow bug. (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 "slater" in a sentence
  • "That is why the slater's calling is such a noble calling; the slater is the most manifest picture of how Providence holds the man who works at an honest profession safe in its hands."
  • "'slater' (and that's how Carrie says it) - however I've heard Corin say it the same as you do, which makes me very confused ..."
  • "Perhaps the Blubbering Conservidiot Sniveling Moron Class are not interested in enlightenedi discussion – just in creating tea-bagging/birther hysteria and anger. jt slater"