advancer

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

advance + -er

NounEdit

advancer (plural advancers)

  1. One who advances.
    the advancer of a theory
  2. (bridge) The overcaller's partner, especially one who bids following the overcall.
  3. A second branch of a buck's antler.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Howell to this entry?)

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French avancer, with the d added back to reflect the Latin.

VerbEdit

advancer

  1. to advance (to move forwards)

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 30 June 2013, at 16:13