coaster

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkəʊstə/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkoʊstɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kōstər)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
coast•er /ˈkoʊstɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a person or thing that coasts.
  2. a small dish or mat, esp. for placing under a glass.
  3. roller coaster.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
coast•er  (kōstər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a person or thing that coasts.
  2. a small dish, tray, or mat, esp. for placing under a glass to protect a table from moisture.
  3. Nautical, Naval Termsa ship engaged in coastwise trade.
  4. a sled for coasting.
  5. a tray for holding a decanter to be passed around a dining table.
  6. See  roller coaster. 
  • coast + -er1 1565–75

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
coaster /ˈkəʊstə/ n
  1. Brit a vessel or trader engaged in coastal commerce
  2. a small tray, sometimes on wheels, for holding a decanter, wine bottle, etc
  3. a person or thing that coasts
  4. a protective disc or mat for glasses or bottles
  5. US
    short for roller coaster
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Coaster /ˈkəʊstə/ n
  1. NZ a person from the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand
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