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Etymology 1Modificar

See light (pale) + -er (comparative)

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lighter

  1. Patrono:Comparative of
    I prefer a lighter shade of pink.
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A lighter (sense 1)

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See light (ignite) + -er (agent)

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Singular
Lighter

Plural
Lighters

Lighter (plural Lighters)
  1. A small, reusable, handheld device for creating fire, especially for lighting cigarettes.
    Cigarette in mouth, he clutched his pockets in search of a lighter.
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Etymology 3Modificar

See light (unload, lighten) + -er (agent)

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Singular
Lighter

Plural
Lighters

Lighter (plural Lighters)
  1. A flat-bottomed boat for carrying heavy loads across short distances (especially for canals or for loading or unloading larger boats).
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Infinitive
to Lighter

Third person singular
Lighters

Simple past
Lightered

Past participle
Lightered

Present participle
Lightering

to Lighter (third-person singular simple present Lighters, present participle Lightering, simple past and past participle Lightered)
  1. To transfer cargo or fuel from a ship, lightening it to make its draft less or to make it easier to refloat.

Etymology 4Modificar

See light (not heavy, weak) + -er (comparative)

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lighter

  1. Patrono:Comparative of
    What happened? You look 10 lbs. lighter!
    I wish I'd thrown a lighter punch; he's out cold.

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