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  • n. One who borrows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who borrows.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who borrows: opposed to lender.
  • n. One who takes what belongs to another, and uses it as his own; specifically, in literature, a plagiarist.

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

  • n. someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent

Etymologies

to borrow + -er (Wiktionary)

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