Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which intensifies.

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

  • noun One who or that which intensifies or strengthens; in photography, an agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture.

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

  • noun That which intensifies.
  • noun linguistics A word or particle that heightens or lowers the intensity of meaning of an item.
  • noun photography An agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture.

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

  • noun a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies

Etymologies

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intensify +‎ -er; from the most common use of such terms, to intensify an adjective.

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