Stoker Definition

stōkər
stokers
noun
stokers
A person who tends a furnace, specif. of a steam boiler, as formerly on a ship or locomotive.
Webster's New World
A mechanical device that stokes a furnace.
Webster's New World
A person who pedals on the back of a tandem bicycle.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • Abraham Stoker
  • bram stoker
  • fireman
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proper name
(born Abraham Stoker) 1847-1912; Ir. writer: author of Dracula.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Stoker

Noun

Singular:
stoker
Plural:
stokers

Origin of Stoker

  • From Middle Dutch stoker (“stoker"), from Middle Dutch stoken (“to stoke, incite", literally “to poke, jab, thrust"), ultimately equivalent to stoke +"Ž -er. More at stoke.

    From Wiktionary

  • Dutch from stoken to stoke from Middle Dutch stōken to poke

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

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