Ringer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɪŋər|  American pronunciation of the word ringer
Brit.  |ˈrɪŋə|  British pronunciation of the word ringer

noun

- a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation) (syn: toller)
- a person who is almost identical to another (syn: clone)
- a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses
- (horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg

Examples

Turn down the ringer on your phone.

Word forms

noun
singular: ringer
plural: ringers
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