Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pearl diver.
  • n. A boat engaged in seeking or trading pearls.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A pearl diver.
  • n. A boat used in pearl fishing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A diver who searches for molluscs containing pearls; a pearl diver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pearl-diver; one who is engaged in pearl-fishing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a diver who searches for molluscs containing pearls

Etymologies

pearl +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • What a 'pearler', Good one Ben, I hope Gnoos will have a unique Aussie search for entries of this nature.

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  • Rubén Rochina, Stoke City v Blackburn RoversSure, Blackburn were a defensive rabble as they lost at Stoke, a defeat which put them bottom, but at least they scored a pearler when the Spaniard found the top corner from 25 yards.

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  • A rotten hole now, though it was all right when the Flirt drove in the spikes and the Chink pearler traded for them.

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  • I ran a kids riding camp this summer and they kids were IN LOVE with pearler beads – who knows why, but they are cheap and one of the parents can iron them while you enjoy a cocktail.

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  • Just over 60 seconds later, St Mirren regained the lead thanks to Carey's pearler, but the visitors hit back, however, Stuart Armstrong heading home from close range to equalise for a second time.

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  • Miccoli was indeed distraught after equalising for Palermo with a pearler just before half-time, and could be seen trudging back to the centre-circle, a look of abject misery on his face.

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  • I've posted from this source before Insect-Musicians and this tome is an absolute pearler - 'Being An Exhaustive Study of the Nightless City' or the "History of the Yosiwara Yukwaku" by Joseph De Becker.

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  • Gunrunner, blackbirder, smuggler, pirate, pearler, or what have you, but always a scrapper from the word go, with a constant hankering to bounce his enormous fists offa somebody's conk.

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  • The Darker Side Of Bridget Jones blog gets in the basis of her quality blogroll and comes up with the occasional pearler of a post.

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  • I was enjoying the article tremendously even as he got into the dark side of Really Simply Stealing and the issues that Marc Cuban calls 'Splogs' that f***dgoogle. com also commonly refer to as 20%+ of all Google's clicks are fraudulent ... not to mention dropping this pearler on Yahoo vs Technorati FTE: "Earlier a Yahoo employee told me Yahoo has more people working on blog spam than Technorati has people."

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