Ringer


Ringer

Ringer can refer to:

* An impostor
* "The Ringer" (2005 film), a comedy film starring Johnny Knoxville and Katherine Heigl
* Ringer (EP), an EP by Four Tet.
* The mechanism in a telephone that announces an incoming call, or plays a ringtone
* A decoy
* One who plays bells, especially as related to campanology
* An ornithologist trained in bird ringing
* In horseshoes, a shoe that encircles the stake and is counted as 3 points
* Ringer T-shirt, a style of T-shirt with a different color of fabric around the neck and sleeves
* Ringer (comics), a Marvel Comics villain
* Road course ringer, a non-NASCAR driver hired by a team to race at a road course
* The Ringer (episode), the first episode of The Legend of Zelda cartoon series
* A member of Tolkien fandom
** "", a documentary on the subject
* In role playing games, a player character who is a direct or near-direct copy of a character in a work of popular fiction (derived from "dead ringer")
* A game piece used for scoring in the 2007 FIRST Robotics Competition game Rack 'n Roll
* A stolen car whose vehicle identification number plate has been replaced

People

* Armand T. Ringer, a pseudonym used by American writer Martin Gardner
* Derek Ringer (1956-), Scottish rally co-driver
* Frederick Ringer (1840-1908), British merchant
* Javon Ringer (1987-), Michigan State University running back
* Jenifer Ringer (living), New York City Ballet principal dancer
* Mark Ringer (1959-), American writer and theatre director
* Sydney Ringer, a British clinician and pharmacologist, best known for inventing Lactated Ringer's solution

ee also

*Dead ringer


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  • Ringer — bezeichnet: einen Beruf in Australien, siehe Cowboy einen Sportler, siehe Ringen eine wässrige medizinische Infusionslösung, siehe Ringerlösung Ringer (Fernsehserie), US amerikanische Fernsehserie Ringer ist der Familienname folgender Personen:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ringer — especially be a dead ringer for resemble closely, 1891, from ringer, a fast horse entered fraudulently in a race in place of a slow one (the verb to ring in this sense is attested from 1812), possibly from British ring in substitute, exchange,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ringer — Ringer, 1) s.u. Ringen; 2) Ringer mit dem Geiste, s. Wrestlers with the spirit; 3) (Ringpferde), s. Ringe Pferde …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ringer — Ring er, n. 1. One who, or that which, rings; especially, one who rings chimes on bells. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) A crowbar. Simmonds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ringer — Ring er, n. (Horse Racing) A horse that is not entitled to take part in a race, but is fraudulently got into it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ringer — |ê| v. tr. 1. Fazer ranger. • v. intr. 2. Ranger. • Sinônimo geral: RINGIR …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ringer — ► NOUN 1) a person or device that rings. 2) informal a person s or thing s double. 3) informal an athlete or horse fraudulently substituted for another in a competition. 4) Austral./NZ a shearer with the highest tally of sheep shorn. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • ringer — ringer1 [riŋ′ər] n. 1. a horseshoe or quoit thrown so that it encircles the peg 2. such a throw ringer2 [riŋ′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that rings a bell, chime, etc. ☆ 2. Slang a) a horse, player, etc. fraudulently entered …   English World dictionary

  • Ringer —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Ringer est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Patronyme  Catherine Ringer (née en 1957), chanteuse et actrice française,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ringer (EP) — Infobox Album | Name = Ringer Type = EP Artist = Four Tet Released = 21 April 2008 (UK) 6 May 2008 (NA) Genre = Electronic Length = 31:29 Label = Domino Records Producer = Kieran Hebden Reviews = * The Independent Rating|2|5… …   Wikipedia


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