orbiter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

orbit +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

orbiter (plural orbiters)

  1. An object that orbits another, especially a spacecraft that orbits a planet etc. without landing on it.
  2. (slang) A person who constantly hangs around with someone they are attracted to, but too shy to talk to.
    • 2015, Jack N. Raven, Penetration: A Tactical Manual on Forming Deep Emotional Connections!
      The orbiters in her life in high likelihood like to talk about this and make themselves her emotional tampon and outlet.

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Verb[edit]

orbiter

  1. to orbit (circle another object)

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