EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

part (noun) +‎ -er

NounEdit

parter (plural parters)

  1. (informal, only in combination) A work in a specified number of parts.
    The show was a two-parter, but we stopped watching halfway through.

Etymology 2Edit

part (verb) +‎ -er (agent suffix)

NounEdit

parter (plural parters)

  1. (rare) That which parts, or draws apart.
    • 1901, Medical Council, volume 6, page 425:
      Lateral parting of the hair is customary, while the pompadour and middle parting is a relatively unusual deviation, an oddity. This makes those who practice it conspicuous. It happening that the middle parters are mostly foppish the stigma of foppishness usually goes with the practice even when it is not merited.
    • 1993, Visiting Assistant Professor of Film Studies Charles Warren, Anne-Marie Mieville, Jean-Luc Godard's Hail Mary: Women and the Sacred in Film, SIU Press (→ISBN), page 78:
      When you run out of original ideas in Hollywood, you call in the makers of thunder and lightning and, if the film is biblical, the parters of the Red Sea and the choirs of heavenly angels humming to the strings of Mantovani.
  2. (archaic, slang) One who readily parts with money; a free spender.
    • 1879, Frederick Feild Whitehurst, Hark Away: Sketches of Hunting, Coaching, Fishing, Etc., Etc, page 188:
      Of course, if you do not follow our national poet's recommendation, and unless you are a good parter as well, you cannot expect to fill your stables with first-class animals, as you will ascertain from Mr. Cox or Messrs. Blackman that they do not find them without difficulty, or without paying a good round sum for every clinker they add to their stud.

ReferencesEdit

  • (one who readily parts with money): 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary

AnagramsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French parterre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpar.tɛr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -artɛr
  • Syllabification: par‧ter

NounEdit

parter m inan

  1. ground floor

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • parter in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • parter in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French parterre.

NounEdit

parter n (plural partere)

  1. ground floor

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

parter

  1. indefinite plural of part.