Quaker definition

kwākər
A member of the Society of Friends.
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A member of the Society of Friends; Friend.
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Noun

Singular:
quaker
Plural:
quakers

Origin of quaker

  • From quake (from an early leader's admonishment to “tremble at the word of the Lord”)

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