What's the difference between
and
Enter two words to compare and contrast their definitions, origins, and synonyms to better understand how those words are related.

Faller vs Waller - What's the difference?

faller | waller |

As a verb faller

is .

As a proper noun waller is

.

faller

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who falls.
  • An apple that falls from the tree, rather than being picked.
  • (engineering) A part which acts by falling, such as a stamp in a fulling mill, or the device in a spinning machine to arrest motion when a thread breaks.
  • Derived terms

    * backfaller * counter-faller * off-faller

    Anagrams

    * ----

    waller

    English

    Etymology 1

    wall + -er

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who builds walls.
  • Etymology 2

    From wallow'' or wallower .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The place where animals make their bed.
  • The wels catfish.
  • Derived terms
    * hog waller, hogwaller

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • References

    * * ' waller, ''Cassell's Dictionary of Slang , by Jonathon Green, 2nd edition, Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.: 2005, ISBN 0304366366. * ' waller', Gratitude for Shoes: Growing Up Poor in the Smokies , by Cleo Hicks Williams, iUniverse, 2005 ISBN 0595356826