Definition of dispenser in English:


Syllabification: dis·pens·er
Pronunciation: /dəˈspensər


1A person or thing that dispenses something: his role as protector of the weak and dispenser of justice
More example sentences
  • Lord Ganesha, the infallible dispenser of justice, is worshipped at all holy places before his elder brother, Kumar Kartikeya.
  • She has always been a meticulous dispenser of justice.
  • And I just want to know, since when did dictionary writers become our moral arbiters, our dispensers of justice?
1.1 [usually with modifier] An automatic machine or container that is designed to release a specific amount of something: a paper towel dispenser
More example sentences
  • Is there a market in second hand paper towel dispenser machines?
  • Nothing much happened except that I discovered the automatic paper towel dispenser and proceeded to contort my body into various positions to get the thing to work.
  • And, if you come across a paper towel dispenser with a lever, use your elbow instead of your hands - and don't touch the sinks, door handles or toilets after you've dried.

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