Definitions

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

  • n. One that rates, especially one that establishes a rating.
  • n. One having an indicated rank or rating. Often used in combination: a third-rater; a first-rater.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who provides a rating or assessment.
  • n. One who rates or scolds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who rates or estimates.
  • n. One who rates or scolds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who rates or sets a value; one who makes an estimate.

Etymologies

rate +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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