from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which admits.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who admits.

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  • noun Someone who or something which admits.


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  • But the young gentleman remained behind with their stout admitter.

    No. 13 Washington Square Leroy Scott 1902

  • Whereas, ordinarily, the admitted guest sups with the admitter, here the divine guest becomes Himself the host, for He is the bread of life, and the Giver of the marriage feast.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible 1871

  • Which is perfectly understandable, since from an aspiring writer’s point of view, such a declaration almost invariably means one of two things: either the agent or editor is a mean person who hates literature but loves bestsellers, or that the admitter possesses an attention span that would embarrass most kindergarteners and thus should not be submitted to, queried, or even approached at all.

    Author! Author! » 2009 » December 2009


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