Definition of namer in English:



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‘Today, as we track the tempestuous pair bearing down on Florida, Bonnie and Charley, we wonder why the storm namers when they got to the sea storm this year did not choose Clyde.’
  • ‘This dilemma illustrates one of the many examples in which species namers did us no favors.’
  • ‘He came to the profession from a background in devising cryptic crosswords and says it takes a particular type of person to make a good horse namer.’
  • ‘In each case, though, both the namer and the named seemed to be acting altruistically.’
  • ‘Linnaeus, that great Swedish namer of plants, was pretty circumspect too when he called it Lycopersicon esculentum, the edible wolf-peach.’