Definition of Hedger

1. Noun. A respondent who avoids giving a clear direct answer.

Exact synonyms: Equivocator, Tergiversator
Generic synonyms: Answerer, Respondent, Responder
Derivative terms: Equivocate, Hedge



2. Noun. Someone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss.
Generic synonyms: Plunger, Speculator
Derivative terms: Hedge

3. Noun. A gardener who takes care of and trims hedges.
Generic synonyms: Gardener

Definition of Hedger

1. n. One who makes or mends hedges; also, one who hedges, as, in betting.

Definition of Hedger

1. Noun. One who makes or mends hedges; also, one who hedges, as, in betting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hedger

1. one that hedges [n -S] - See also: hedges

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hedger

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hedger (current term)
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Literary usage of Hedger

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Erskine Perry, Henry Davison (1841)
"... were seised of the said close and demised it 1339. upon the same day to James hedger and Thomas Griffith, for a term of ninety years; that James hedger ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1869)
"By virtue of which demise, James hedger and T. Griffiths afterwards, to wit, on the said 23d June, 1791, entered, &c., and became and were possessed, &c., ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"STANDARDS OF HYGIENE AND EQUIPMENT OF DAY NURSERIES Caroline hedger, MD, Medical Adviser, Child Welfare Department, Women's Committee, Council of National ..."

4. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Charles Petersdorff, Elisha Hammond (1831)
"... licenced hedger, they had notice of the general meeting of the justices of the ... to hedger. That at this adjourned meeting, and before the defendants ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by John Leycester Adolphus, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1841)
"The rejoinder admits this to be the case, but asserts that neither the plaintiff nor any one else was possessed adversely to William hedger at the time of ..."

6. The Kentucky Law Reporter by Kentucky Court of Appeals (1895)
"Sanford hedger, by will dated July 16, 1884, and probated August 11, 1884, ... hedger, his farm, containing about 300 acres of land; also jointly with iiis ..."

7. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Common Law as Altered and by Charles Petersdorff (1844)
"The plea stated a seisin of the close in question of two persons of the name of West, and a demise to James hedger and Thomas Griffith in June, 1791, ..."

8. Hampshire Allegations for Marriage Licences Granted by the Bishop of by William John Charles Moens, Church of England Diocese of Winchester (1893)
"hedger, John, of Warblington, master of a merchant ship, 21, b., ... hedger, Robert, of Martyr Worthy, 21, b., & Mary Hays, of South Tidworth, 21, ep., ..."

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