Bolter definition

bōltər
A horse given to bolting.
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One who gives up membership in or withdraws support from a political party.
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A horse that bolts, or runs away.
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A person or thing that bolts, or runs suddenly.
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A machine used for sifting, especially for sifting flour.
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One who operates a sifting machine.
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A person who withdraws from a political party, group, etc.
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A device for bolting, or sifting, flour, etc.
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(botany, horticulture) A plant that grows larger and more rapidly than usual.
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(flour milling) A machine or mechanism that automatically sifts milled flour.
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A person who sifts flour or meal.
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(petroleum refining) A filter mechanism.
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(Australia, sports) An obscure athlete who wins an upset victory.
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(Australia, horseracing) A horse that wins at long odds.
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(New Zealand, sports) In team sports, a relatively little-known or inexperienced player who inspires the team to greater success.
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(US, politics) A member of a political party who does not support the party's nominee.
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(military aviation) A missed landing on an aircraft carrier; an aircraft that has made a missed landing.
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A kind of fishing line; a boulter.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bolter
Plural:
bolters

Origin of bolter

  • From bolt +‎ -er.

    From Wiktionary