see also: Holder
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈhəʊldə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈhoʊɫdɚ/

holder (plural holders)

  1. A thing that holds.
    Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder.
  2. A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
    He's been an account holder with us since 2004.
    In 2012, there were 28 living holders of the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.
  3. (nautical) One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
  4. (sports) The defending champion.
Translations Translations
  • (America) IPA: /ˈhoʊldɚ/
Proper noun
  1. Surname

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