Example sentences for: definers

How can you use “definers” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • (This is not the place to enter the discussion between the dictionary splitters `definers who write a definition for almost every citation' and the combiners `definers who tend to write “basic” definitions and rely on the ability of users to divine metaphoric extensions for themselves.

  • Differences of a more serious nature occur when definers use words less familiar than the entry being defined: roasting-jack for “mechanical spit”; tenuity for “thinness”; invest for “award” are a few examples.

  • How can the definers be sure we will know without being told that a man-about-town is never a woman?

  • b) the conclusions drawn by the OED's definers and commentators often cannot be supported by citational evidence—at least, not the citational evidence that appears in the published work.

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