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Definition 1: (horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg - [noun denoting act]

(ringer is a kind of ...) the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)

"the catcher made a good throw to second base"

(ringer belongs to category ...) a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it

Definition 2: a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses - [noun denoting person]

(ringer is a kind of ...) a person who makes deceitful pretenses

Definition 3: a person who is almost identical to another - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ringer in the sense of this definition

(ringer is a kind of ...) someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

"he could be Gingrich's double" "she's the very image of her mother"

(ringer is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 4: a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ringer in the sense of this definition

(ringer is a kind of ...) someone who communicates by signals

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