Definitions

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  • n. A person who parades things, or takes part in a parade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who walks with regular or stately step.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who parades; one who makes ostentatious display of accomplishments, powers, possessions, cleverness, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. walks with regular or stately step

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Examples

  • Diehl and Batiste are a singularly astute pairing: Mr. Diehl, a classical scholar, makes serious music sound like fun, while Mr. Batiste, a party-hearty New Orleans street parader, reminds us that fun music can also be serious.

    Passing Down the Piano Torch Song

  • A parader in a car tossed candy on the asphalt and she lunged at it.

    Holiday parade draws the politicians

  • Kingmaker in the civic politics of the Fourth Ward, parader with infant ghouls and vampires on Halloween, soup kitchen volunteer; Rosa Elisabetta, institution.

    Rick Moody: The Diviners (Excerpt)

  • What think you, my dear, of compromising with your friends, by rejecting both men, and encouraging my parader? —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Every individual parader in the procession wore a somber black arm-band.

    Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings

  • Among the festive decorations that made the corporate home of Dink and the Tennessee Shad a place to visit and admire was, as has been related, a smashing poster of a ballet dancer in the costume of an amazon parader.

    The Varmint

  • This captain of whom I speak was a padded shape -- shirker from the front line -- a parader of his uniform before women.

    The Day of the Beast

  • -- What think you, my dear, of compromising with your friends, by rejecting both men, and encouraging my parader?

    Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady — Volume 2

  • "Boy, he's just got those moves," auctioneer Phil Musser, from the Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance, said of parader Philip Johnson, president at Finlandia University, drawing laughs across the room.

    The Daily Mining Gazette

  • Old man weather, no friend of the Easter parader, was expected to come up with some fair skies but with cold temperatures.

    Post-Journal

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