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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who pares or cuts off chips from the surface of (wood) with a knife (usually as an idle pastime).

Usage examples (32)
  • Then like a whittler, he pried away the folds of bark.
  • In an exaggeratedly cheery voice, she said, Youve shown me what a good wittle whittler you are!
  • If you are a good, natural-born whittler you will find it a greater asset than a college degree.
  • If you are like me, that is possible yet not pleasing, because I'm not so good a whittler, and most of my "make a spindle" efforts were not so successful. for more
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