Definitions

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  • noun One who, or that which, scares.

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

  • noun an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds

Etymologies

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scare +‎ -er

Examples

  • By the way, jobs are scarer than hen's teeth around San Diego but the real estate is still high-priced.

    Henry Blodget: Counting on a Quick Economic Recovery? Read This First

  • When it's all over, and you wish it weren't, a waiter arrives to scarer crystallized rose petals on a marble slab.

    Haute Cuisine Heats Up

  • The electric mouse scarer has no effect - perhaps they're deaf or stubborn.

    Mice!

  • The other big problem with this technology is that this low powered cat/dog scarer at £40 does the same job as the youth scarer at £2,000 and the uncool music at next to nothing.

    Archive 2007-05-06

  • The other big problem with this technology is that this low powered cat/dog scarer at £40 does the same job as the youth scarer at £2,000 and the uncool music at next to nothing.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • I use to watch scarey movies alot cause my life was far scarer then they were.but now I watch movies to touch the heart.

    Movies

  • Jackson slipped away for a minute and turned the bird scarer back on.

    The Hard War

  • Jackson slipped away for a minute and turned the bird scarer back on.

    The Hard Way

  • Heard the bird scarer again, a loud booming shotgun blast.

    The Hard Way

  • Heard the bird scarer again, a loud booming shotgun blast.

    The Hard War

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