how to pronounce setter


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setter is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of setter in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… um uh the defense setter is you know bit …”

meanings of setter


  1. One who adapts words to music in composition.
  2. The player who is responsible for setting, or passing, the ball to teammates for an attack.
  3. A long-haired breed of gundog (Wikipedia).
  4. A shallow seggar for porcelain.
  5. One who hunts victims for sharpers.
  6. One who sets something, especially a typesetter.
  7. A function used to modify the value of some property of an object, contrasted with the getter.
  8. A game or match that lasts a certain number of sets.


  1. To cut the dewlap (of a cow or ox), and insert a seton, so as to cause an issue.


  1. A surname​.

setter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word setter occurs in english on average 0.7 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 setter 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 setter can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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