from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that provides or imparts life, interest, spirit, or vitality.
  • noun One, such as an artist or technician, who designs, develops, or produces animation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which animates or gives life; one who enlivens or inspires.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, animates; an animater.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who animates something; one who brings something to life or the appearance of life.
  • noun One who creates an animation or cartoon; a cartoonist.

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

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
  • noun the technician who produces animated cartoons


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