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Definition of "undertaker" []

  • See funeral director. (noun)
  • One, especially an entrepreneur, that undertakes a task or job. (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 "undertaker" in a sentence
  • "Sorry, expecting Jindal to be an undertaker is setting the bar way too high."
  • "Berlin undertaker Walter Mueller said: Bodies that went into the ground 30 years ago look like they went in last week."
  • "Scoffing at the suggestion that an undertaker is a "professional man," Chambers said any good plumber could learn how to embalm in sixty days."