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Dictionary Definition

charger

Noun

1 formerly a strong horse ridden into battle
2 a device for charging or recharging batteries [syn: battery charger]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

charge + -er

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A device that charges or recharges.
    Put the batteries in the charger overnight so we can use them tomorrow.
  2. A large horse trained for battle and used by the cavalry. They were of a lighter build than a destrier
    The knight rode a white charger.
  3. A large platter.
    The fancy restaurant used a white porcelain charger when serving.
  4. One who charges.

French

Etymology

carricare, from carrus.

Pronunciation

/ʃaʁʒe/

Verb

charger
  1. to load (up) (vehicle, animal etc.)
  2. to load (firearm)
  3. to charge (battery)
  4. to put in charge; to charge (somebody with doing something)
  5. to charge (somebody of a crime)
  6. In the context of "military|sport|lang=fr": to charge
  7. In the context of "theatre|lang=fr}} to overact, ham it up

Extensive Definition

Charger may refer to:
In sports: In cars:
charger in German: Charger

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Houyhnhnm, brood mare, colt, courser, critter, dobbin, entire, entire horse, equine, filly, foal, gelding, horse, mare, mount, nag, prancer, stallion, steed, stud, studhorse, tarpan, top horse, trooper, war-horse, wild horse
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