Choicer
Choice Choice, a. [Compar. {Choicer}; superl. {Choicest}.] 1. Worthly of being chosen or preferred; select; superior; precious; valuable. [1913 Webster]

My choicest hours of life are lost. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

2. Preserving or using with care, as valuable; frugal; -- used with of; as, to be choice of time, or of money. [1913 Webster]

3. Selected with care, and due attention to preference; deliberately chosen. [1913 Webster]

Choice word measured phrase. --Wordsworth.

Syn: Syn. - Select; precious; exquisite; uncommon; rare; chary; careful/ [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • choicer — tʃɔɪs n. option, selection, variety adj. select, fine, excellent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pro-choicer — noun see pro choice …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pro-choicer — See pro choice. * * * …   Universalium

  • pro-choicer — noun A person with pro choice views, or who advocates such policies …   Wiktionary

  • pro-choicer — pro choic·er …   English syllables

  • pro-choicer — noun see pro choice * * * pro choiˈcer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑pro …   Useful english dictionary

  • pro-choice — adjective advocating a woman s right to control her own body (especially her right to an induced abortion) • Ant: ↑pro life * * * pro choicer, n. /proh choys /, adj. supporting or advocating legalized abortion. Also, prochoice. Cf. pro life.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choice — Choice, a. [Compar. {Choicer}; superl. {Choicest}.] 1. Worthly of being chosen or preferred; select; superior; precious; valuable. [1913 Webster] My choicest hours of life are lost. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. Preserving or using with care, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Choicest — Choice Choice, a. [Compar. {Choicer}; superl. {Choicest}.] 1. Worthly of being chosen or preferred; select; superior; precious; valuable. [1913 Webster] My choicest hours of life are lost. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. Preserving or using with care,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Festal — Fes tal, a. [L. festum holiday, feast. See {feast}.] Of or pertaining to a holiday or a feast; joyous; festive. [1913 Webster] You bless with choicer wine the festal day. Francis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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