Definition of eventer in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈven(t)ər/


A horse or rider that takes part in eventing.
Example sentences
  • In the morning the eventers will show jump, and in the afternoon the individual champion in show jumping will be crowned.
  • This type of training is extremely useful for both showjumpers and eventers as it improves flexibility and balance in horse and rider as well as developing important muscle groups.
  • The day combines the light-hearted good humour of well-known jockeys and eventers attempting to play polo - both on bicycles and horses - and the dramatic speed and skill of two top class polo matches.


1970s: from event, in three-day event (see eventing).

Words that rhyme with eventer

assenter, cementer, centre (US center), concentre (US concenter), dissenter, enter, fermenter (US fermentor), fomenter, frequenter, inventor, lamenter, magenta, placenta, polenta, precentor, presenter, preventer, repenter, tenter, tormentor

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Syllabification: e·vent·er

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