Definition of undertaker in English:


Line breaks: under|taker
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəteɪkə


  • A person whose business is preparing dead bodies for burial or cremation and making arrangements for funerals.
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    • All burials and cremations are arranged by professional undertakers.
    • The family have asked the funeral undertakers not to disclose any details of the arrangements leading up to the burial.
    • Families started hiring undertakers to prepare the deceased for burial.
    funeral director; North American mortician
    archaic upholder, blackmaster, cold cook, death-hunter
    rare thanatologist

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