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Definition of "gainer" []

  • One that gains: a gainer of weight. (noun)
  • Sports A dive in which the diver leaves the board facing forward, does a back somersault, and enters the water feet first. (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 "gainer" in a sentence
  • "All energy economists I know think that natural gas is the big short-term gainer from CO2 emission taxes."
  • "The strongest short term gainer was Kmart, which saw spending per customer increase 33\% from $58.54 in September to $78.03 in December."
  • "Instapundit being an all around gainer is very interesting I think, since he’s a libertarian, not a conservative, from what I can tell."