Definition of reaper in English:

reaper

Line breaks: reap¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈriːpə
 
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noun

1A person or machine that harvests a crop.
More example sentences
  • As part of our calling to family practice, we like to encourage our patients to be planters as well as reapers of the harvest that grows in each community.
  • During 1878 one local factory employed thirty-five people and produced hundreds of ploughs and numerous harrows, reapers and scarifiers for the farmers.
  • In 1831, he took up the project his father had pursued unsuccessfully for twenty years: building a reaper to speed the harvesting of small grains.
1.1 (the Reaper) short for the Grim Reaper at grim.
More example sentences
  • But you may be a little alarmed by the photographs because surely, you're thinking, the car in question is an instrument of Satan, the Reaper's scythe.
  • It just didn't seem to me (perhaps after my Grosvenor Road experience) that the Reaper was in any hurry to make my acquaintance.
  • The Reaper's Law: Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.

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