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.
More 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

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