Associations to the word «Shaker»


SHAKER, noun. A person or thing that shakes, or by means of which something is shaken.
SHAKER, noun. A variety of pigeon.
SHAKER, noun. One who holds railroad spikes while they are hammered.
SHAKER, noun. A musical percussion instrument filled with granular solids which produce a rhythmic sound when shaken.
SHAKER, noun. One of a Christian Protestant religious sect who do not marry, popularly so called from the movements of the members in dancing, which forms a part of their worship.

Dictionary definition

SHAKER, noun. A person who wields power and influence; "a shaker of traditional beliefs"; "movers and shakers in the business world".
SHAKER, noun. A member of Christian group practicing celibacy and communal living and common possession of property and separation from the world.
SHAKER, noun. A container in which something can be shaken.

Wise words

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe