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chaser

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Synonyms for chaser

  • chase
  • holy
  • immaculate
  • pure
  • sinless
  • unblemished
  • uncorrupted
  • unstained
  • unwemmed
  • virginal
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHASER

Should the chaser tag the one holding the handkerchief, that one becomes chaser.

"Look at those fellows with the guns on the deck of the chaser," said Ralph.

The chaser was now under way, and described a circle to the right.

The vessel pursued by some other, that pursuing being the chaser.

That a couple of quinine pills, with a chaser of rye whiskey, will cure a cold.

At sunset the chaser was about four miles astern and gaining upon us.

One player, called the chaser, stands at one side of one of these pens.

The first object of the game is for the chaser to tag (touch) the runner.

Of the two who are free, one is It or chaser, and the other the runner.

For large numbers there should be more than one runner and chaser.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "horse trained for chasing," agent noun from chase (v.), probably in some cases from Old French chaceor "huntsman, hunter." Meaning "water or mild beverage taken after a strong drink" is 1897, U.S. colloquial. French had chasse (from chasser "to chase") "a drink of liquor taken (or said to be taken) to kill the aftertaste of coffee or tobacco," used in English from c.1800.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHASER

act

nounpretended behavior
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