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chaser

Syllabification: chas·er
Pronunciation: /ˈCHāsər
 
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Definition of chaser in English:

noun

1A person or thing that chases: [in combination]: promotion-chasers
More example sentences
  • But as the men get ready for tomorrow night's visit of promotion chasers Rochdale and then Saturday's FA Cup clash with Premiership Fulham, manager Terry Dolan has been rocked by fresh injury worries.
  • The 33-year-old - who was a free agent after leaving division two promotion chasers Burnley - will go straight into the squad for the trip to Shrewsbury on Saturday.
  • There are then trips to Macclesfield and Cheltenham on Boxing Day and December 30 respectively before welcoming Division Three title chasers Chesterfield to Bootham Crescent on New Year's Day.
2 informal A drink taken after another of a different kind, typically a weak alcoholic drink after a stronger one: bourbon on the rocks with a beer chaser
More example sentences
  • She drank a beer as chaser to a Vodka double on ice.
  • The two men were soon well on their way to getting seriously drunk, downing shots of tequila with beer chasers one after another.
  • Promoting it can be good, for business, but be careful not to turn it into an excuse for customers to overindulge with shots of tequila and beer chasers.
3A horse for steeplechasing.
Example sentences
  • It was a phenomenal blag on McCoy's part, since most of Balding's horses were chasers, and McCoy at that time had ridden not one chase over the big fences.
  • ‘Oscar Brunel is a very nice horse and a chaser in the making,’ said his trainer, Pat Doyle.
  • This horse was a natural chaser from the time we first schooled him.

Words that rhyme with chaser

acer, bracer, debaser, embracer, facer, macer, mesa, pacer, placer, racer, spacer, tracer

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