Associations to the word «Settler»


SETTLER, noun. Someone who settles in a new location, especially one who makes a previously uninhabited place his home
SETTLER, noun. Someone who decides something, such as a dispute
SETTLER, noun. (British) the person in a betting shop who calculates the winnings
SETTLER, noun. A drink which settles the stomach, especially a bitter drink, often a nightcap.
SETTLER, noun. A vessel, such as a tub, in which something, such as pulverized ore suspended in a liquid, is allowed to settle.
SETTLER, noun. (colloquial) That which settles or finishes, such as a blow that decides a contest.

Dictionary definition

SETTLER, noun. A person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country.
SETTLER, noun. A negotiator who settles disputes.
SETTLER, noun. A clerk in a betting shop who calculates the winnings.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis