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Definition of repeater:

  1. A pennant used to indicate that a certain flag in a hoist of signal is duplicated.
  2. A person who votes more than once at an election.
  3. A repeating firearm.
  4. A watch with a striking apparatus which, upon pressure of a spring, will indicate the time, usually in hours and quarters.
  5. An instrument for resending a telegraphic message automatically at an intermediate point.
  6. One who, or that which, repeats.
  7. See Circulating decimal, under Decimal.


reversionist, recidivist, repeating firearm, habitual criminal, backslider.

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