Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “shaker”

See all translations

shaker

noun [C]  /ˈʃeɪ·kər/ us  
a container with holes in its lid from which spices and other powders can be shaken onto food: a salt/pepper shaker A shaker is also a container with a tight-fitting lid in which liquids can be mixed together by moving the container quickly.
Translations of “shaker”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搖動器, 混合器, (蓋上有孔的)佐料瓶…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摇动器, 混合器, (盖上有孔的)佐料瓶…
(Definition of shaker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of shaker?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More American English definitions for “shaker”

Definitions of “shaker” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

punt

a long, narrow boat with a flat bottom and a square area at each end, moved by a person standing on one of the square areas and pushing a long pole against the bottom of the river

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More