Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who cherishes; a supporter; an encourager; an entertainer.

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

  • noun One who cherishes.

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

  • noun Someone who cherishes something

Etymologies

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cherish +‎ -er

Examples

  • If you do stretch your hand against me, to slay me, it is not for me to stretch my hand against you to slay thee: for I do fear Allah, the cherisher of the worlds.

    Asad Khan: Spiritual Awakening & the Future of Our World

  • If you do stretch your hand against me, to slay me, it is not for me to stretch my hand against you to slay thee: for I do fear Allah, the cherisher of the worlds.

    Asad Khan: Spiritual Awakening & the Future of Our World

  • The other Congressman - a media hog (the sanctimonious, prematurely white-haired self-admitted cherisher of the voice of Rush Limbaugh, Mike Pence, who has built a thriving side business plastering his face across every TV and cable screen in the Western World).

    Mary Lyon: Three Little Words

  • The other Congressman - a media hog (the sanctimonious, prematurely white-haired self-admitted cherisher of the voice of Rush Limbaugh, Mike Pence, who has built a thriving side business plastering his face across every TV and cable screen in the Western World).

    Three Little Words: I Screwed Up

  • The other Congressman - a media hog (the sanctimonious, prematurely white-haired self-admitted cherisher of the voice of Rush Limbaugh, Mike Pence, who has built a thriving side business plastering his face across every TV and cable screen in the Western World).

    Three Little Words

  • So when a man expects us to risk ourselves and be vulnerable or harmed out in the world working, or expects us to go without, either of these things feel like a huge giant "I don't love you and I am no longer the protector/cherisher of your well being, you are no longer under my active headship, that rightful wing protecting you is gone".

    Show Me

  • His instinct, emotion, affectiveness — or whatever it may be called — urged him to stand forward, seize upon Elfride, and be her cherisher and protector through life.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • Moreover, as we were saying before, he grows worse from having power: he becomes and is of necessity more jealous, more faithless, more unjust, more friendless, more impious, than he was at first; he is the purveyor and cherisher of every sort of vice, and the consequence is that he is supremely miserable, and that he makes everybody else as miserable as himself.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • If thou dost stretch thy hand against me, to slay me, it is not for me to stretch my hand against thee to slay thee: for I do fear Allah, the cherisher of the worlds.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • If thou dost stretch thy hand against me, to slay me, it is not for me to stretch my hand against thee to slay thee: for I do fear Allah, the cherisher of the worlds.

    'You Think Your Holy Book Means That, But It Doesn't, So There'

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