whetter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

whet +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

whetter (plural whetters)

  1. Something that whets. Agent noun of whet
    • 2009 August 28, The New York Times, “Museum and Gallery Listings”, New York Times:
      More a taste whetter than a substantial introduction, this exhibition presents six of the Expressionist portraits that made Kokoschka’s reputation in the pre-World War I era and about 40 works on paper.