Definition of online dater in US English:

online dater

(also Internet dater)


  • See online dating

    • ‘94% of online daters questioned said that they met their online dates for more than one meeting.’
    • ‘It is virtually impossible for dating sites to weed out the bad seeds; the online dater must take care in setting up dates with strangers.’
    • ‘The "confidence man" of the nineteenth century, with his dandified ruses, is replaced by the well-chosen screen name and false autobiography of the unscrupulous Internet dater.’
    • ‘For an inexperienced online dater, the danger lurks at every corner.’
    • ‘Nothing feels worse to online daters than being told that there are no matches for them.’