how to pronounce bolter


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bolter is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of bolter


  1. A member of a political party who does not support the party's nominee.
  2. An obscure athlete who wins an upset victory.
  3. A kind of fishing line; a boulter.
  4. A missed landing on an aircraft carrier; an aircraft that has made a missed landing.
  5. In team sports, a relatively little-known or inexperienced player who inspires the team to greater success.
  6. A horse that wins at long odds.
  7. A machine or mechanism that automatically sifts milled flour.
  8. A filter mechanism.
  9. A plant that grows larger and more rapidly than usual.
  10. A person who sifts flour or meal.
  11. A person or thing that bolts, or runs suddenly.


  1. To sift or filter through a sieve or bolter.
  2. To pound rapidly.
  3. To smear or become smeared with a grimy substance.
  4. To miss a landing on an aircraft carrier by approaching at the wrong angle, thereby missing the tailhook wires.
  5. To fish using a bolter.
  6. To swim or turn sideways while eating.

bolter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bolter occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bolter can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bolter can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

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