- a person who sets or a thing used in setting: often used in compounds: pinsetter
- a member of any of three breeds ( English setter, Gordon setter, Irish setter) of long-haired bird dog trained to find game and point out its position while standing rigid
- One that sets: a setter of printing type; a setter of rabbit traps.
- Any of several breeds of long-haired hunting dogs originally trained to indicate the presence of game by crouching in a set position.
- One who sets something, especially a typesetter
- The exam was so hard we assumed the question setter must have been in a bad mood.
- Some crossword setters work for various newspapers under different pseudonyms.
- A long-haired breed of gundog .
- She has a spaniel and a red setter.
- (volleyball) The player who is responsible for setting, or passing, the ball to teammates for an attack.
- (computing, programming) A function used to modify the value of some property of an object, contrasted with the getter.
- (sports, in combinations) A game or match that lasts a certain number of sets
- One who hunts victims for sharpers.
- One who adapts words to music in composition.
- A shallow seggar for porcelain.
set +â€Ž -er
(third-person singular simple present setters, present participle settering, simple past and past participle settered)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Websterâ€™s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.