Definition of gatherer in US English:



  • See gather

    • ‘‘We've already lined up squads of volunteer signature gatherers,’ she says mischievously.’
    • ‘Legislation to curtail the development of these technologies and their use and abuse by intelligence gatherers would only succeed in pushing the activity further out of view.’
    • ‘They were once masters of these forests - hunters and gatherers - who depended on the vegetation for their livelihood.’
    • ‘For much of the 200,000 or so years prior to agriculture, humans lived as nomadic hunters, gatherers and scavengers - surviving solely on wild plants and animals.’
    • ‘‘These people are actually paid and trained semi-professional evidence gatherers, and they are not police officers,’ he said.’