Definition of framer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfreɪmə/


1A person who shapes or creates a concept, plan, or system: objections will be made if the framer of the law can be absolutely proved to have meant one thing
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  • You mean to tell me that our umpires are ignoring the clear language of the rulebook and the intentions of its framers?
  • Though ATV use is in some ways primitive and certainly unconfined, I doubt that's what the framers of the act had in mind.
  • The framers of the Convention recognized that, given the broad range of rights and the general wording of the document, there could be difficulty in the interpretation of the Convention.
1.1 (often Framer) One of the drafters of the US Constitution: the Framers would have a hard time recognizing the modern presidency
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  • By the reference to "frame of government" Lincoln said he assumed Douglas meant the US Constitution and the framers, the original 39 signers, "their names being familiar to nearly all."
  • The framers of the Constitution were veterans of a revolution against a king whose divine right to rule the colonies was sanctioned by the official church of England.
  • Thomas is forced to speculate as to the intent of the framers, since he concedes they likely never imagined the vast modern apparatus of federal agencies and their powers.
2A person who makes frames for paintings or photographs: in a frame shop or gallery framers work normal shop hours
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  • Frequently, people bring things to a custom framer because they have sentimental value or represent some connection to the consumers' lives.
  • One of the ways framers can get in on the profits is to set up a festive frame shop.
  • Many framers like to use rich woods like cherry, walnut, and mahogany with color photography, particularly with landscapes.

Words that rhyme with framer

claimer, crema, defamer, proclaimer, Shema, tamer

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