Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of square: more square
  • n. One who, or that which, squares.
  • n. Quarreler, wrangler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, squares.
  • n. One who squares, or quarrels; a hot-headed, contentious fellow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who squares: as, a squarer of the circle.
  • n. One who quarrels; a contentious, irascible fellow.
  • n. One who spars; a boxer.

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Examples

  • I. i.82 (230,5) [young squarer] A _squarer_ I take to be a cholerick, quarrelsome fellow, for in this sense Shakespeare uses the word to _square_.

    Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies

  • •Men with more masculine facial features, such as squarer jaws, larger noses and smaller eyes, were perceived by women who looked at their photos as good for casual sex but unfaithful long-term partners, a British study in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior found.

    What's the attraction? Look to society, biology, not 'logic'

  • Except I think it had a squarer neckline and simpler sleeves.

    1990's Sewing Patterns

  • If you're a man, secondary sexual characteristics will be emphasized, a squarer jaw, firmer skin—all of which sounds good to me!

    Pore Man

  • His jaw seemed to become squarer, his chin more aggressive, and he bundled the manuscripts off to new editors.

    Chapter 11

  • Head-hunting, cannibal beast of a human that was as much ape as human, nevertheless Old Ngurn had, according to his lights, played squarer than square.

    THE RED ONE

  • She could have made a better world herself -- a finer, squarer world.

    CHAPTER XV

  • Nevertheless, with such men a squarer deal obtains than does obtain in savagery.

    Mexico's Army and Ours

  • Its touch screen is squarer than the one on the Nook, and seemed a little more responsive in my demo.

    First impressions: The Alex e-book reader

  • I very much miss the squarer, better visibility Five Hundred version. ""

    From the logbook: 2010 Ford Taurus

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