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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquirer, enquirer, questioner, querier, askernoun

    someone who asks a question


  1. inquirernoun

    One who enquires.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Inquirernoun

    Etymology: from inquire.

    What satisfaction may be obtained from those violent disputers, and eager inquirers in what day of the month the world began? Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    What's good doth open to th' inquirers stand,
    And itself offers to th' accepting hand. John Denham.

    Superficial inquirers may satisfy themselves that the parts of matter are united by muscles, nerves, and other like ligaments. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps.

    This is a question only of inquirers, not disputers, who neither affirm nor deny, but examine. John Locke.

    Late inquirers by their glasses find,
    That ev'ry insect of each different kind,
    In its own egg, chear'd by the solar rays,
    Organs involv'd and latent life displays. Richard Blackmore.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inquirernoun

    one who inquires or examines; questioner; investigator

  2. Etymology: [Written also enquirer.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inquirer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inquirer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Inquirer in a Sentence

  1. Mark Makela/Getty Images:

    But good thing Uncle Larry has the press because the Philly Inquirer came out [with an article] today – you're not going to believe what the headline was, 'Republicans pounced when D.A. Larry Krasner said Philly doesn't have a crisis.' It's about Republicans pouncing.

  2. Steve Bertolino:

    Any prior communication by Cassie that does not reflect these dates is simply a difference of relating an answer to a question misinterpreted by Cassie or poorly posted by the inquirer.

  3. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw:

    According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Krasner has said he would respond to the coronavirus outbreak by seeking the release of people charged with nonviolent offenses and misdemeanors and asked police to consider the prospect of prison overcrowding when pressing charges. Earlier this week, Philadelphia District Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw clarified a previous statement on a temporary policy regarding delayed arrests for nonviolent crimes during the pandemic. Persons who commit certain nonviolent offenses will be arrested at the scene. Once their identity has been confirmedthey will be released and processed via arrest warrant.

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