noun see scare I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scarer — noun One who, or that which, scares. The letter from a Raja is spotted with gold leaf as a preservative, partly to divert the glance of fascination and partly because gold is a scarer of demons... Syn: frightener …   Wiktionary

  • scarer — noun an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds • Syn: ↑scarecrow, ↑straw man, ↑strawman, ↑bird scarer • Derivationally related forms: ↑scare • Hypernyms: ↑effigy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • scarer — See scare. * * * …   Universalium

  • scarer — Synonyms and related words: Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolf man, bogey, bogeyman, bugaboo, bugbear, fee faw fum, frightener, ghost, ghoul, hobgoblin, holy terror, horror, incubus, monster, nightmare, ogre, ogress, phantom, revenant, scarebabe,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scarer — n. scarecrow, large stuffed figure in the form of a man which is used to frighten birds away from crops and seeds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scarer — racers …   Anagrams dictionary

  • scarer — scar·er …   English syllables

  • Bird scarer — A traditional scarecrow. A bird scarer is any one of a number devices designed to scare birds, usually employed by farmers to dissuade birds from eating recently planted arable crops. They are also used on airfields to prevent birds accumulating… …   Wikipedia

  • bird-scarer — noun an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds • Syn: ↑scarecrow, ↑straw man, ↑strawman, ↑scarer • Derivationally related forms: ↑scare (for: ↑scarer) …   Useful english dictionary

  • crow scarer — noun a) a type of firecracker used by farmers to scare crows and other birds. b) A farmhand employed to scare birds from the fields …   Wiktionary

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