a person or thing that declares.
Bridge. the player who plays the contract; dummy's partner.

1520–30; declare + -er1

nondeclarer, noun Unabridged
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declarer (dɪˈklɛərə)
1.  a person who declares
2.  bridge the player who, as first bidder of the suit of the final contract, plays both hands of the partnership

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Example sentences
East discarded a diamond when declarer led a trump to the king, and a
  relatively simple contract suddenly posed quite a problem.
West led a low spade, and declarer paused to consider the situation.
Declarer won in her hand and cashed the diamond ace.
Now declarer ran the heart jack and played a heart to her ten.
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