Definition of beater noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbiːtə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbiːtər//
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  1. 1 (often in compounds) a tool used for beating things a carpet beater an egg beater
  2. 2a person employed to drive birds and animals out of bushes, etc., into the open, so they can be shot for sport
  3. 3-beater (in compounds) a person who hits someone a wife-beater
  4. 4(North American English) (British English banger) (informal) an old car that is in bad condition
  5. see also world-beater
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