from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who needs or wants.

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

  • noun One who needs anything.

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

  • noun A person who requires or needs something.
  • adverb Eye dialect spelling of neither.

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

  • noun a person who wants or needs something


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  • ", if the time thrust forth

    A cause for thy repeal, we shall not send

    O'er the vast world to seek a single man;

    And lose advantage, which doth ever cool

    I' the absence of the needer."

    - William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus'.

    August 28, 2009