Definition of "starters" []

  • A device for starting an internal-combustion engine, usually consisting of a powerful electric motor that engages with the flywheel (noun)
  • A person who organizes the timely departure of buses, trains, etc (noun)
  • A person who supervises and signals the start of a race (noun)
  • A competitor who starts in a race or contest (noun)
  • An acceptable or practicable proposition, plan, idea, etc (noun)
  • A person who is willing to engage in a particular activity (noun)
  • A culture of bacteria used to start fermentation, as in making cheese or yogurt (noun)
  • The first course of a meal (noun)
  • Designed to be used by a novice (noun)
  • Plural form of starter. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "starters" in a sentence
  • "Any one of their top four starters is a legitimate No. 1: Mussina, five-time"
  • "Their defense at the moment is in total disarray, despite returning all 11 starters from a year ago, when they also won seven of their dozen regular season victories by coming from behind in the fourth quarter."
  • "Seven starters from the Liberty Bowl return on offense, but just two on defense (cornerbacks Emanuel Davis and Travis Simmons)."