Definitions for lacquerer

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lac•querˈlæk ər(n.)

  1. a protective coating consisting of a resin, cellulose ester, or both, dissolved in a volatile solvent sometimes with pigment added.

    Category: Furniture

  2. any of various resinous varnishes used to produce a highly polished, lustrous surface on wood.

    Category: Furniture

  3. Also called lac′quer•ware`. ware, esp. of wood, coated with such a varnish and often inlaid.

    Category: Furniture

  4. (v.t.)to coat with lacquer.

  5. to cover, as with facile or fluent words or explanations cleverly worded, etc.; obscure the faults of; gloss (often fol. by over):

    The speech tended to lacquer over the terrible conditions.

Origin of lacquer:

1570–80; earlier leckar, laker < Pg lacre, lacar, alter. of laca < Ar lakk < Pers lâklac1



  1. lacquerer(Noun)

    One who lacquers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lacquerer(noun)

    one who lacquers, especially one who makes a business of lacquering


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