prizer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prize +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prizer (plural prizers)

  1. One who estimates or sets the value of a thing; an appraiser.
    • 1602, William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, II. ii. 57:
      But value dwells not in particular will; / It holds his estimate and dignity / As well wherein 'tis precious of itself / As in the prizer.
  2. (obsolete) One who contends for a prize; a prizefighter; a challenger.