leveller

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leveller (plural levellers)

  1. A person or thing that levels.
    I adjusted the leveller built into each leg of the table, but it still wobbled.
  2. A person holding a political opinion in favor of eliminating disparities between the haves and the have nots.
  3. (sports) An equaliser.
    • 2011 January 18, David Dulin, “Cardiff 0 - 2 Stoke”, BBC:
      Cardiff pressed for a leveller to force the tie into penalties, but Stoke comfortably held out and Walters added his second finishing from a tight angle after his first shot was beaten back to him by Heaton.