a person or thing that gains.

1530–40; gain1 + -er1

pregainer, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To gainer
World English Dictionary
gainer (ˈɡeɪnə)
1.  a person or thing that gains
2.  Compare half gainer Also called: full gainer a type of dive in which the diver leaves the board facing forward and completes a full backward somersault to enter the water feet first with his back to the diving board

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
He is clever, and obviously would not trade if he were not the gainer.
Was going to do a double gainer with a half twist, but the toilet diving appears to have been canceled.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature