Meaning of sevener in English:

sevener

noun

  • 1Islam
    With capital initial. A member of the smaller of the two Shia sects (the ‘Seveners’ and the ‘Twelvers’), which acknowledges only seven Imams; = "Ismaelian". Usually in plural.

  • 2A line of verse containing seven syllables.

Pronunciation

sevener

/ˈsɛv(ə)nə/ /ˈsɛvnə/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From seven + -er.