from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that closes: The closer of the shop has to lock up.
- n. Baseball A relief pitcher called upon to protect a lead late in a game.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. comparative form of close: more close
- n. Someone or something that closes.
- n. Someone or something that concludes.
- n. The last stone in a horizontal course, if smaller than the others; a piece of brick finishing a course.
- n. A relief pitcher that specializes in getting the last three outs of the game. See Wikipedia:closer (baseball)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, closes; specifically, a boot closer. See under boot.
- n. A finisher; that which finishes or terminates.
- n. The last stone in a horizontal course, if of a less size than the others, or a piece of brick finishing a course.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which closes or concludes.
- n. An inclosure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance
- n. a person who closes something
- n. (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
From close (adjective) + -er (Wiktionary)
From close (verb) + -er (Wiktionary)