Definition of belayer in English:

belayer

noun

  • See belay

    • ‘If the climber were to slip and fall, the belayer can tighten the rope with a moderate pull and instantly stop the climber's fall.’
    • ‘In recent times I could not bring myself to jump off a platform to a trapeze even though I was in a full body harness and belayed by not one but two belayers.’
    • ‘The belayer calls out: ‘Do you want to come down?’’
    • ‘The climber will tie into one end of the rope and the belayer will take up slack from the other end using his belaying device.’
    • ‘If you're leading, think about the position of your belayers and bystanders if you should pull something off.’