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Definition of "rider" []

  • One that rides, especially one who rides horses. (noun)
  • A clause, usually having little relevance to the main issue, that is added to a legislative bill. (noun)
  • An amendment or addition to a document or record. Also called allonge. (noun)
  • Something, such as the top rail of a fence, that rests on or is supported by something else. (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 "rider" in a sentence
  • "The double accident benefit, the disability benefit and the term rider are some of them."
  • "Accordingly when the protesters knock one of the basijis off their bikes they are being particularly brutal, believing that the rider is arab."
  • "It forces me to take better care of myself because unlike what my husband used to think before he started to ride, the rider is an athelete too."