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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fen-ser]
    • /ˈfɛn sər/
    • /ˈfen.sər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fen-ser]
    • /ˈfɛn sər/

Definitions of fencer word

  • noun fencer a person who practices the art of fencing with a sword, foil, etc. 1
  • noun fencer a person who fences. 1
  • noun fencer a horse trained to jump barriers, as for show or sport. 1
  • noun fencer Australian. a person who builds or repairs fences. 1
  • noun fencer A participant in the sport of fencing. 1
  • noun fencer sportsperson who fences 1

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Origin of fencer

First appearance:

before 1565
One of the 32% oldest English words
First recorded in 1565-75; fence + -er1

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Parts of speech for Fencer


fencer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fencer usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fencer

noun fencer

  • gladiator — (in ancient Rome) a person, often a slave or captive, who was armed with a sword or other weapon and compelled to fight to the death in a public arena against another person or a wild animal, for the entertainment of the spectators.
  • dueler — A person who fights a duel.

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