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ringer

noun

1 ringer

A person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation).

synonyms: bell ringer, toller.

Roget 548: deceiver etc. (deceive) etc. 545; dissembler, hypocrite; sophist, Pharisee, Jesuit, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Joseph Surface, Tartufe, ... show more

Dutch: klokkenluider
Polish: dzwonnik



2 ringer

A person who is almost identical to another.

synonyms: clone, dead ringer.

Dutch: evenbeeld

3 ringer

A contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses.

4 ringer

horseshoes The successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg.


Moby thesaurus: agent, alternate, alternative, analogy, backup, blagueur, bluff, bluffer, change, changeling, charlatan, comparison, copy, counterfeit, deputy, double, dummy, equal, equivalent, ersatz ... show more.

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