What does carter mean?

Definitions for carter
ˈkɑr tərcarter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Carter, Howard Carternoun

    Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)

  2. Carter, Jimmy Carter, James Earl Carter, James Earl Carter Jr., President Carternoun

    39th President of the United States (1924-)

  3. carternoun

    someone whose work is driving carts


  1. Carternoun

    for someone who was a carter.

  2. Carternoun

    transferred from the surname.

  3. carternoun

    A person who transported goods on a horse-drawn cart

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Carternoun

    The man who drives a cart, or whose trade it is to drive a cart.

    Etymology: from cart.

    If he love her not,
    Let me be no assistant for a state,
    But keep a farm, and carters. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    The divine goodness never fails, provided that, according to the advice of Hercules to the carter, we put our own shoulders to the work. Roger L'Estrange.

    The criminals are seiz’d upon the place:
    Carter and host confronted face to face. Dryden.

    It is the prudence of a carter to put bells upon his horses, to make them carry their burdens cheerfully. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carternoun

    a charioteer

  2. Carternoun

    a man who drives a cart; a teamster

  3. Carternoun

    any species of Phalangium; -- also called harvestman

  4. Carternoun

    a British fish; the whiff

Editors Contribution

  1. Carter

    He big mean

    Carter is a douche

    Submitted by 1016454 on January 30, 2020  

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  1. Carter

    A doctor who wants everybody to have liver trouble.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Carter is ranked #49 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Carter surname appeared 376,966 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 128 would have the surname Carter.

    58.2% or 219,394 total occurrences were White.
    35.5% or 134,162 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 9,990 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.3% or 8,821 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.7% or 2,940 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 1,696 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for carter »

  1. crater

  2. Crater

  3. tracer

  4. arrect

  5. recart

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of carter in a Sentence

  1. Matthiu Lamoure:

    We were overcome with emotion. Probably much like Lord Carrington and Howard Carter, on being the first for centuries to enter Tutankhamun's tomb, it really is a treasure trove. No doubt a once-in-a-lifetime discovery.

  2. Scott Walker:

    I'm not saying being a senator or a governor makes you better or worse automatically, 'cause Jimmy Carter was a governor and he wasn't that great either, but what it's about is leadership.

  3. Robert Joseph Bob Dole:

    History buffs probably noted the reunion at a Washington party a few weeks ago of three ex-presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon-See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Evil.

  4. Jonathan Reckford:

    I am saddened that we have had to cancel this year's Carter Work Project.

  5. Carlos Whittaker:

    By the time I landed in Nashville, it was $ 20,000. And by the time I interviewed Wednesday Carter for my podcast that night, it was $ 44,000. And as of this conversation, it's at $ 61,000.

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    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    • A. transparent
    • B. obnoxious
    • C. profound
    • D. aligned

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