waker

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English wakyr, from Old English wacor, waccor (watchful, vigilant), from Proto-Germanic *wakraz (awake, watchful), equivalent to wake +‎ -er. Cognate with Scots wakir (watchful), Dutch wakker (awake), German wacker (awake, alert, capable, brave), Swedish vacker (wakeful, watchful, fair, comely).

Adjective[edit]

waker (comparative more waker, superlative most waker)

  1. (now chiefly UK dialectal) Watchful; vigilant; alert.

Etymology 2[edit]

From wake +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

waker (plural wakers)

  1. One who wakes somebody or something.
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