Definition of "tamer" []

  • Changed by man from a naturally wild state into a tractable, domesticated, or cultivated condition (adjective)
  • (of animals) not fearful of human contact (adjective)
  • Lacking in spirit or initiative; meek or submissive (adjective)
  • Flat, insipid, or uninspiring (adjective)
  • Slow-moving (adjective)
  • To make tame; domesticate (verb)
  • To break the spirit of, subdue, or curb (verb)
  • To tone down, soften, or mitigate (verb)
  • One who tames or subdues. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tamer" in a sentence
  • "Liberty's right 100% about this site and keeping it PG or tamer is probably a good thing."
  • "But he too was soon tamed and went on to star in tamer fare like the Doctor films, though he later escaped abroad to become an internationally acclaimed film actor."
  • "Andy was what he himself called a tamer of wild ones, and he was hard upon his riding gear."