American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that frames: a picture framer; a framer of new laws.
- n. One of the people who wrote the U.S. Constitution.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who frames; a maker; a contriver.
- n. A person who makes frames for paintings
- n. US A person who assembles the timbers of a wood-framed building
- n. A person who writes a new law
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who frames
- n. someone who writes a new law or plan
- n. someone who makes frames (as for pictures)
“To be blithely ignorant of the difference between a founder and framer is sad, but to try and use your ignorance as some sort of argument winner is doubly pathetic.”
“And because Wilson was identified as a framer, you know, as not hiding behind a pseudonym, is speaking in public and because his speech is regarded as a kind of authoritative early statement -- and”
“The Republican nominee in 1896 was William McKinley, of Ohio, best known as the framer of the McKinley tariff bill.”
“Serena then added fuel to the fire by accusing Stosur of being a good "framer", implying many of her winning shots of being mis-hits.”
“Williams then added fuel to the fire by accusing Stosur of being a good "framer", implying many of her winning shots of being miss hits.”
“Australian Open 2010: Serena Williams to face good 'framer' Samantha Stosur”
“The framer fetish is manufacturing consent for the status quo and is mostly fiction.”
“For example, I saw an job ad for a rough carpenter (framer).”
“Born in 1833, Burne-Jones grew up in a modest Birmingham neighborhood—his father was a framer, and the family lived above the shop.”
“I had this gift," he remembers of his first job in the late '70s as a framer for the Shepherd Gallery.”
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