from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who says; one who makes announcements; a crier.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who says; an utterer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who says.
- n. One who assays, tests, or tries; an inspector or assayer: as, the market sayer's duty was to prevent unwholesome food from being sold in the market.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
* sigh* More gloom-and-doom regarding the education sector from a nay-sayer, which is right when it comes to the ludicrous prices Linden Lab charges for both islands and SL Enterprise compared to Reaction Grid and OSGrid, but not quite there yet when it comes to the population figures necessary to sustain those alternative grids.
My reputation in London, however, is normally as a "do-er" rather than as Lord Mayor, a "sayer", and certainly not as a "soothsayer", and anyway, my thoughts and mission here in Canada at this moment in time are to assist others to promote greater trading between our two countries-to speak about Britain and British products.
The fine tall sakhoos in the Tarae forest are called "sayer"; the knotted, stunted, and crooked shakoos, beyond the forest, are called
"Not thinkin ', just sayin'" serves to absolve the "sayer" of the logical consequences of whatever words follow.
Like sayer said 10/22 are good guns and if you can find a used one you can get one at a decent price.
The ney sayer party and Dick should be kicked out ....
As a huge nay-sayer of the 3D trend, the footage I saw changed my mind.
In a nutshell the footage shown was very impressive, especially for a nay-sayer of 3D like me.
Any movie that has to do with Iraq war is going to be political, even if its not blatantly obvious at first, some nay-sayer such as Moore, or political critic will find some aspect to reveal which side the movie is leaning to.
I have been a nay sayer for years noting issues with lip synch, lighting and camera aiming (the eyes of the two users don't exactly meet due to camera position) - then I use iChat AV with an iSight and am sold on the concept in about a week of use.