What does archer mean?

Definitions for archerˈɑr tʃər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word archer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. archer, bowman(noun)

    a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow

  2. Sagittarius, Archer(noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius

  3. Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer, Archer(noun)

    the ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21


  1. archer(Noun)

    One who shoots an arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow.

  2. Archer(ProperNoun)


  3. Archer(ProperNoun)

    for a bowman.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archer(noun)

    a bowman, one skilled in the use of the bow and arrow

  2. Origin: [archier, F. archer, LL. arcarius, fr. L. arcus bow. See Arc, Arch, n.]


  1. Archer

    Archer is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by TYPE-MOON. He is the Servant of one of the series' main heroines, Rin Tōsaka. Archer is sarcastic and cynical. His hardened demeanor is assisted by a complex and dark personality which reveals rare occurrences of compassion and unfolds throughout the story. Though skilled with ranged weapons, he can hold his own in hand-to-hand combat. He considers Shirō Emiya's idealism to be weak and delusional, recognizing Shirō's mentality of "wanting to save everyone" as naïve and impossible. The Japanese voice actor for Archer was Junichi Suwabe, and his English voice was provided by Liam O'Brien.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Archer

    ärch′ėr, n. one who shoots with a bow and arrows:—fem. Arch′eress.—ns. Arch′er-fish, an acanthopterygious fish of India which catches insects by shooting water at them from its mouth; Arch′ery, the art of shooting with the bow: a company of archers. [O. Fr. archier—L. arcari-um, arcus, a bow.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of archer in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of archer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The system wants you to be either a bow or an arrow; refuse both, because there is a third choice: To be an archer!

  2. Sir Walter Scott:

    O many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken

  3. Valicia Harmon:

    Ordinary persons would not have their medical records released after their death. But Amy Archer Gilligan was a convicted killer and is part of history with no surviving relatives, she is also a public figure, and when combined with the passage of time – her death plus 50 years – no one would be harmed.

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