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Finisher   /fˈɪnɪʃər/   Listen
Finisher

noun
1.
(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game.  Synonym: closer.
2.
A racing driver who finishes a race.
3.
A painter who applies a finishing coat.
4.
A worker who performs the last step in a manufacturing process.
5.
A race car that finishes a race.
6.
An animal that wins in a contest of speed.






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"Finisher" Quotes from Famous Books



... his lord's advice, and went straightforward with him through many great adventures, helping him with loving good-will as often as he was permitted, sometimes as his pioneer, and sometimes as his finisher of troublesome work, such as a slaughter of some thousands of infidels. Now he chucked a spy into a river—now felled a rude ambassador to the earth (for he didn't stand upon ceremony)—now cleared a space round him in battle with the clapper ...
— Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Volume 1 • Leigh Hunt



Words linked to "Finisher" :   reliever, race driver, slammer, baseball game, worker, racing car, painter, relief pitcher, automobile driver, racer, stitcher, finish, fireman, varnisher, baseball, race car



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