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setter

Line breaks: set¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛtə
 
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Definition of setter in English:

noun

1A dog of a large long-haired breed trained to stand rigid when scenting game.
Example sentences
  • Upon seeing the approaching beauty, the setter perks up and stands at attention.
  • As with any drop-eared dog, the setter's closed ear canal can harbor dirt, wax and bacteria.
  • And like the purebred English pointers and setters he reared, Farrior inherited a love of the chase.
2 [usually in combination] A person or thing that sets something: the battle between wage-setters and policy-makers
More example sentences
  • The national record setter was Tressa-Ann Charles, whose recent high was attributed to a change of attitude and hard work.
  • Mr Ashman, who has now turned into a professional question setter for radio quiz shows, said it was nice for England to bring home at least one trophy this year.
  • Like Lang, Preminger and Tourneur, Carter is a master scene setter, whether that scene be downtown New York or boho Paris.

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