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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A customs officer.

Usage examples (21)
  • Just tell her loudly and clearly to get out while the douanier was hovering close by.
  • Whenever an official looked him over, Switters would commence to drool, inspiring the douanier to shift his attentions elsewhere.
  • No one can have seen a picture of this most talented douanier without being convinced that technique for purely private personal needs has been beautified to an...
  • The inscription above the arch, "To a happy and prosperous entrance," seemed a mockery in the old douanier days, when delays and extortions vexed the soul of the... for more
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