Definition of undertaker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəteɪkə/


A person whose business is preparing dead bodies for burial or cremation and making arrangements for funerals.
Example sentences
  • 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.
North American  mortician
archaic upholder, blackmaster, cold cook, death-hunter

Words that rhyme with undertaker

acre, baker, breaker, Chandrasekhar, faker, forsaker, Jamaica, Laker, maker, nacre, partaker, Quaker, raker, saker, shaker, staker, taker, waker

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