Definitions for tamer

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tameteɪm(adj.)tam•er, tam•est

  1. (adj.)changed from the wild or savage state; domesticated.

  2. docile or submissive.

  3. lacking in excitement; dull:

    a very tame party.

  4. spiritless; pusillanimous.

  5. rendered useful and manageable:

    tame natural resources.

  6. cultivated or improved by cultivation, as a plant or its fruit.

  7. (v.t.)to make tame; domesticate.

  8. to deprive of courage, ardor, or zest.

  9. to deprive of interest or excitement; make dull.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  10. to harness or control, as a source of power.

  11. to cultivate, as land or plants.

    Category: Agriculture, Botany

  12. (v.i.)to become tame.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of tame:

bef. 900; ME; OE tam, c. OHG zam,akin to L domāre to tame

tam′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tamer(noun)

    an animal trainer who tames wild animals

Wiktionary

  1. tamer(Noun)

    One who tames or subdues.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tamer(noun)

    one who tames or subdues

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