Definitions

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  • n. tripper

Etymologies

From fare (“to journey, travel”) +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • However.com, his moment are becoming farer and fewer between.

    IGD: Padres vs Mets (6 Jun 08)

  • Then arose the Red Knight, and thrust me from him with the left hand, and strode over my fellow-farer and thrust his sword through his throat.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Wikipedia has gone farer by saying that the water is “toxic”.

    Unthreaded #13 « Climate Audit

  • Version 1 may be the correct one at higher altitudes, where molecules are fewer and farer between, and also colder so moving more slowly.

    Water Vapor Feedback « Climate Audit

  • Never you'll see one on the main roads or near towns; only back in the thicketty places, by high trails among tall ridges, and they show themselves there when it rains and storms and a lone farer hopes to come to a house to shelter him. ...

    The Sudden Curve:

  • Strikes me, that this is a case of someone putting words in the mouth of another in order to make it easier to dismiss their original article, but it's farer to the author that criticism should be aimed at her orignal points, not words put into her mouth by those trying to score simplistic points.

    They make a desert and call it peace

  • Even as Kane whirled he realized he had committed the jungle-farer's unpardonable crime -- he had allowed his astonishment and curiosity to throw him off guard.

    Wings in the Night

  • Perhaps it is to my shame that I liked John the better of the two; he had grit and dash, and that salt of the Old Adam that pleases men with any savage inheritance of blood; and he was a way-farer besides, and took my gipsy fancy.

    Memories and Portraits

  • It's perhaps not from 2005 but i discovered it this year, i love Banksy painting with that cat playing with a wool ball and at the opposite of it a small girl whogonna plug it farer in the borrough !

    Wooster Collective: December 18, 2005 - December 24, 2005 Archives

  • James McKusick sees the story's Mariner, a sea-farer cursed for his thoughtless shooting of an albatross, as at the outset "a Cartesian dualist, a detached observer cut off from any feeling of empathy or participation in the vast world of life that surrounds him," but who is eventually transformed into a Linnaean or Darwinian self "released from his state of alienation from nature" (385) .20

    'Sweet Influences': Human/Animal Difference and Social Cohesion in Wordsworth and Coleridge, 1794-1806

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