Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. someone who upholds something
  • n. a dealer in secondhand furniture and clothes; an upholdster

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A broker or auctioneer; a tradesman.
  • n. An undertaker, or provider for funerals.
  • n. An upholsterer.
  • n. One who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who undertakes or carries on a business; a tradesman; a broker; a dealer, especially a dealer in small wares.
  • n. An undertaker; one who has charge of funerals.
  • n. An upholsterer.
  • n. One who upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer: as, an upholder of religious freedom.

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

  • n. someone who upholds or maintains

Etymologies

to uphold + -er (Wiktionary)

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