Definitions for warderˈwɔr dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ward•erˈwɔr dər(n.)

  1. a person who guards something, as a doorkeeper.

  2. a soldier or other person set to guard an entrance.

Origin of warder:

1350–1400; ME warder(e) < AF; see ward , -er2


ward•erˈwɔr dər(n.)

  1. a truncheon or staff of office or authority, esp. one carried by a monarch to signal commands.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. warder(noun)

    a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners


  1. warder(Noun)

    A guard, especially in a prison.

  2. warder(Noun)

    A truncheon or staff carried by a king or commander, used to signal commands.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warder(noun)

    one who wards or keeps; a keeper; a guard

  2. Warder(noun)

    a truncheon or staff carried by a king or a commander in chief, and used in signaling his will


  1. Warder, Netherlands

    Warder is a small village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Zeevang, and lies about 7 km northeast of Purmerend. Warder was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1970, when the new municipality of Zeevang was created. The statistical district "Warder", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 740.

Anagrams of warder

  1. drawer

  2. reward

  3. redraw

  4. warred

Translations for warder

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who guards prisoners in a jail

He shot a warder and escaped from jail.

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