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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kloh-zer]
    • /ˈkloʊ zər/
    • /kləʊz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kloh-zer]
    • /ˈkloʊ zər/

Definitions of closer word

  • noun closer someone or something that closes 3
  • noun closer a person adept at completing a business deal, an assignment, etc. successfully 3
  • noun closer a relief pitcher who specializes in pitching the final innings of a close game 3
  • noun closer the act of closing. 1
  • noun closer the end or conclusion: at the close of day; the close of the speech. 1
  • noun closer an enclosed place or enclosure, especially one about or beside a cathedral or other building. 1

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Origin of closer

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English. See close, -er1

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Parts of speech for Closer


closer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

closer usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for closer

adverb closer

  • sooner — a native or inhabitant of Oklahoma (the Sooner State, ) (used as a nickname).

noun closer

  • finishing touch — a final additional or detail that completes and perfects something
  • blow off — If you blow something off, you ignore it or choose not to deal with it.
  • windup — the conclusion of any action, activity, etc.; the end or close.
  • clincher — A clincher is a fact or argument that finally proves something, settles a dispute, or helps someone achieve a victory.
  • knuckleballer — a pitcher who specializes in throwing knuckle balls.

Antonyms for closer

adverb closer

  • farther — at or to a great distance; a long way off; at or to a remote point: We sailed far ahead of the fleet.
  • yon — Yonder; that.

adjective closer

  • discloser — to make known; reveal or uncover: to disclose a secret.

Top questions with closer

  • how to get closer to god?

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