- a person or thing that charges
- a horse ridden in battle or on parade
- an apparatus used to charge storage batteries
Archaic a large, flat dish; platter
Origin of chargerMiddle English chargeour ; from Old French ; from chargier, charge
A large shallow dish; a platter.
Origin of chargerMiddle English chargeour, from Old French chargeor, from chargier, to load; see charge.
- One that charges, such as an instrument that charges or replenishes storage batteries.
- A horse trained for battle; a cavalry horse.
- A device that charges or recharges.
- Put the batteries in the charger overnight so we can use them tomorrow.
- A large horse trained for battle and used by the cavalry. They were of a lighter build than a destrier
- The knight rode a white charger.
- A large platter.
- The fancy restaurant used a white porcelain charger when serving.
- One who charges.
- (firearms) A speedloader that holds several cartridges together in a single unit for easier loading of a firearm's magazine.
- (prison) A rectal concealment container for prohibited material such as money, drugs and tools.
charge + -er