Etymology
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changer (n.)

early 14c., "one who alters the form of anything," agent noun from change (v.), or else from Old French changeour "money-changer, barterer," from changier. Meaning "money-changer" in English is from mid-14c. Meaning "mechanism for automatically changing records on a record-player" is from 1930.

updated on October 31, 2017

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Definitions of changer from WordNet

changer (n.)
a person who changes something;
an inveterate changer of the menu
Synonyms: modifier
changer (n.)
an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention;
Synonyms: record changer / auto-changer
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.