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Meaning of STARTER

Pronunciation:  'stârtur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
  2. [n]  an electric motor for starting an engine
  3. [n]  food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
  4. [n]  any new participant in some activity
  5. [n]  the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
  6. [n]  a contestant who is in the game at the beginning
  7. [n]  a culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough; "to make sourdough you need a starter"

STARTER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: appetiser, appetizer, crank, dispatcher, entrant, fledgeling, fledgling, freshman, neophyte, newcomer, starter motor, starting motor
 See Also: antipasto, beginner, canape, cocktail, contestant, course, crank handle, crudites, culture, electric motor, electrical system, enlistee, hand tool, hors d'oeuvre, initiate, kick start, kick starter, novice, official, recruit, self-starter, starting handle, starting pitcher, tiro, tyro



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Start"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, starts; as, a starter on a
   journey; the starter of a race.

2. A dog that rouses game.