Definition of refresher in English:


Syllabification: re·fresh·er
Pronunciation: /riˈfreSHər


  • 1A thing that refreshes, in particular.
  • 1.1 [usually as modifier] An activity that revises or updates one’s skills or knowledge: candidates take some refresher training before coming back
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    • And last but not least, I was just put through a refresher training course and we had handbooks to follow along with.
    • With lessons now costing about £20 for an hour session, Mr Conway added that many candidates were unable to pay for refresher lessons.
    • Health visitors allocated to this method attended refresher workshops to ensure that they felt comfortable with what would be considered normal language development in children of this age group.
  • 1.2 dated A drink.
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    • Having sold my vote to the highest bidder I popped into the Pub for a quick refresher and ran into The Good Colonel.
    • Beginning to despair now of ever finding this apocryphal loveliness we mulled over then declined the idea of a quick refresher in the invitingly named Suicide Bar and instead headed through the Old Park area to Tigers Bay.
    • His company was out for field training one evening with the local lieutenant and when, having done fairly well, the company was halted at a roadside hostelry for a refresher, the men were told to put their rifles down and take it easy.

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