how to pronounce shifter

ʃɪftɚ

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meanings of shifter

noun:

  1. A switcher or shunter: a railroad locomotive used for shunting.
  2. A word whose meaning changes depending on the situation, as by deixis.
  3. A spanner with an adjustable jaw size.
  4. A genre of erotica focusing on lycanthropes or other shapeshifters, such as werewolves.
  5. An assistant to the ship's cook in washing, steeping, and shifting the salt provisions.
  6. A shape-shifter, or a person or other being capable of changing their physical form.
  7. One who, or that which, shifts or changes.
  8. An arrangement for shifting a belt sidewise from one pulley to another.
  9. A component used by the rider to control the gearing mechanisms and select the desired gear ratio, usually connected to the derailleur by a mechanical actuation cable.
  10. A person employed to repair the horseways and other passages, and keep them unobstructed.
  11. A wire for changing a loop from one needle to another, as in narrowing, etc.
  12. One who plays tricks or practices artifice; a cozener.

words with pronunciation similar to shifter

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words that rhyme with shifter

snifterlifterweightlifterdrifter