Stager vs Stayer - What's the difference?

stager | stayer |


As nouns the difference between stager and stayer

is that stager is an actor on the stage while stayer is one who, or that which, upholds or supports; a prop.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

stager

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An actor on the stage.
  • One who stages a theatrical performance.
  • * 1994 , Richard Beadle, The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre (page 271)
  • Here the principal stagers of saints' plays appear to have been the civic authorities, and guilds or confreries, and the popularity of this type of drama owed much to the cult of saints
  • One who has long acted on the stage of life; a practitioner; a person of experience, or of skill derived from long experience.
  • A horse used in drawing a stage.
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    stayer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who, or that which, upholds or supports; a prop.
  • One who, or that which, stays, stops, or restrains.
  • (sports, informal) An athlete, horse, etc. with staying power.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=January 31, author=Adam Hamilton, title=Feelgood ending is no sure thing, work=Herald Sun, url=
  • , passage=Manwarra Goforgold is the stayer in the race. }}

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