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



BrE BrE//ˈsteɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteɪər//
(British English) Athletics, Equine sports
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a person or an animal, especially a horse, with the ability to keep going in a tiring race or competition This horse is an excellent stayer. See related entries: Athletics, Equine sports