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See definition of tamer on Dictionary.com
  • adj.domesticated, compliant
  • adj.dull, uninteresting

synonyms for tamer

  • docile
  • gentle
  • harmless
  • manageable
  • mild
  • subdued
  • acclimatized
  • bridled
  • broken
  • busted
  • civilized
  • cultivated
  • disciplined
  • habituated
  • harnessed
  • muzzled
  • overcome
  • trained
  • yoked
  • amenable
  • biddable
  • domestic
  • fearless
  • gentle as a lamb
  • housebroken
  • kindly
  • meek
  • obedient
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • submissive
  • tractable
  • unafraid
  • unresisting
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antonyms for tamer

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  • harsh
  • rough
  • violent
  • bright
  • exciting
  • interesting
  • unmanageable
  • untamed
  • wild
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How to use tamer in a sentence

Their conversation is certainly tamer and less piquant than that of the American or the French ladies.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
I knew then that the worst of it had passed, and though one fierce squall succeeded another, each one was tamer.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Everything is snowed under and thae craturs near starved, but trustin' Freckles that complete they are tamer than our chickens.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
He was evidently growing tamer, for he sat down opposite to me, though he still grasped his weapon.
CARMENPROSPER MERIMEE
Father talked a good deal to me about Rarey, the great horse-tamer, and it put ideas into my head.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
"By golly, I want t' have a talk with that there broncho-tamer," Slim growled behind them.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
He held them for the moment only, as a lion-tamer holds his beasts under control—by fearless domineering assumption of authority.
THE GRELL MYSTERYFRANK FROEST
Harry and I were designated ‘beast-tamers;’ Frank the ‘bird-tamer;’ while Mary was appropriately styled the ‘tree-tamer.’
THE DESERT HOMEMAYNE REID
I thought of the lion-tamer, whose skill is shown not so much by what happens while he is in the cage as by what does not happen.
CAREERS OF DANGER AND DARINGCLEVELAND MOFFETT
They were much quieter,—tamer, as it were,—than Englishmen would be under such circumstances.
A RIDE ACROSS PALESTINEANTHONY TROLLOPE
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