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ˈrɪŋ ərrin·ger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. toller, bell ringer, ringernoun

    a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)

  2. ringer, dead ringer, clonenoun

    a person who is almost identical to another

  3. ringernoun

    a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses

  4. ringernoun

    (horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg


  1. ringernoun

    A top performer

    Etymology: Probably from ring the changes

  2. ringernoun

    A stockman; a drover

    Etymology: Probably from ring the changes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ringernoun

    one who, or that which, rings; especially, one who rings chimes on bells

  2. Ringernoun

    a crowbar

  3. Ringernoun

    a horse that is not entitled to take part in a race, but is fraudulently got into it


  1. Ringer

    Ringer is the name of two comic book supervillains in the Marvel Comics universe.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ringer in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ringer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of ringer in a Sentence

  1. Troy Lerner:

    It was very picky, we really ran people through the ringer.

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