Archer

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 'archer': [ˈɑːtʃə]; 'Archer': UK: [ˈɑːtʃə], US: [ˈɑːrtʃər]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
arch•er /ˈɑrtʃɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Military, Sporta person who shoots with a bow and arrow.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
arch•er  (ärchər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Military, Sporta person who shoots with a bow and arrow;
    bowman.
  2. (cap.) [Astron., Astrol.]the constellation or sign of Sagittarius.
  3. Fishan archerfish.
  • Late Latin arcuārius, equivalent. to arcu-, stem of arcus bow (see arc) + -ārius -ary
  • Anglo-French; Old French archier
  • Middle English 1250–1300

Ar•cher  (ärchər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. BiographicalWilliam, 1856–1924, Scottish playwright, drama critic, and translator.
  2. Astronomya male given name.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Archer /ˈɑːtʃə/ n
  1. the Archerthe constellation Sagittarius, the ninth sign of the zodiac
Archer /ˈɑːtʃə/ n
  1. Frederick Scott. 1813–57, British inventor and sculptor. He developed (1851) the wet collodion photographic process, enabling multiple copies of pictures to be made
  2. Jeffrey (Howard), Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare. born 1940, British novelist and Conservative politician. He was an MP from 1969 until 1974. His novels include Kane and Abel (1979), Honour Among Thieves (1993), and The Fourth Estate (1996): in 2000 he was imprisoned for perjury and attempting to pervert the course of justice
  3. William. 1856–1924, Scottish critic and dramatist: made the first English translations of Ibsen



archer /ˈɑːtʃə/ n
  1. a person skilled in the use of a bow and arrow
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French archier, from Late Latin arcārius, from Latin arcus bow



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