Chandler Definition

chăndlər
chandlers
noun
A maker or seller of candles.
Webster's New World
A dealer in nautical supplies.
American Heritage
A retailer of supplies, equipment, etc. of a certain kind.
Webster's New World

A California variety of pomelo with a smoother skin than many other varieties.

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pronoun

An English occupational surname for a maker or seller of candles.

Wiktionary
A male given name, transferred use of the surname.
Wiktionary
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proper name
1888-1959; U.S. detective-story writer.
Webster's New World
City in SC Ariz.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Chandler

Noun

Singular:
chandler
Plural:
chandlers

Origin of Chandler

  • From Old French chandelier, from Medieval Latin candelarius (“a candle-maker; a candlestick”), from the Latin candela (“a candle”); confer the English term candle.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English chaundeler from Old French chandelier from Vulgar Latin candēlārius from Latin candēla candle candle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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