- Rhymes: -iːvə(r)
reliever (plural relievers)
- (chiefly medicine) Something which relieves (pain, etc.).
- Pepto-Bismol is an upset stomach reliever.
- (baseball) A relief pitcher.
- The first reliever got the last two outs of the sixth.
- Someone who fills in for another.
- I'll be the reliever today so that you can each take a break.
- (slang, dated) A garment kept for being lent out.