Synonyms of floater


1. musca volitans, muscae volitantes, floater, spots, symptom

usage: spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens; "floaters seem to drift through the field of vision"

2. floater, debt instrument, obligation, certificate of indebtedness

usage: a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)

3. vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond, wanderer, roamer, rover, bird of passage, poor person, have-not

usage: a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

4. floater, employee

usage: an employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed

5. floater, voter, elector

usage: a voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election

6. floater, swimmer, natator, bather

usage: a swimmer who floats in the water

7. floater, object, physical object

usage: an object that floats or is capable of floating

8. floater, floating policy, policy, insurance policy, insurance

usage: an insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location

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Definition and meaning of floater (Dictionary)