HyperDic: closer

English > 3 senses of the word closer:
ADVERBallcloser, nearer, nigher(comparative of 'near' or 'close') within a shorter distance
NOUNperson closera person who closes something
person closer, finisher(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
closer > pronunciation
Soundsklow'ser; klow'zer
RhymesAcer ... Wurlitzer: 99 rhymes with ser...
abuser ... womanizer: 73 rhymes with zer...
English > closer: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who closes something.
Example"whoever is the closer has to turn out the lights and lock up"
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Verbsclosecease to operate or cause to cease operating
English > closer: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game.
Synonymfinisher
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
NarrowerslammerA person who closes things violently
Broaderreliever, relief pitcher, firemanA pitcher who does not start the game
English > closer: 3 senses > adverb 1
Meaning(comparative of 'near' or 'close') within a shorter distance.
Example"come closer, my dear!"
Synonymsnearer, nigher
Usage ofcomparative, comparative degreeThe comparative form of an adjective or adverb
Spanishmás cerca

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