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Definition of a floater


  • an undesirable person who hangs out in a particular area despite being discouraged not to.
    A bunch of floaters were hanging out in front of the liquor store.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Andrew L. from Middletown, NY, USA on Jun 06 2002.


  • a piece of fecal matter that won't go down the toilet when it is flushed.
    • See more words with the same meaning: feces.

    Last edited on Jan 01 2011. Submitted by Andrew L. from Middletown, NY, USA on Jun 06 2002.

  • a corpse floating in water.

    Citation from "Meet Juan Doe", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2007) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 01 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

  • deposits within the eye which are visible.

    Last edited on Sep 28 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 28 2009.

  • a nurse, aide or other medical professional who is moved between units or floors in a hospital, nursing home etc. due to staffing needs.
    Nurse Ratchet is our floater tonight and will be moved from C unit down to B unit since they're short one person.

    Last edited on Mar 20 2019. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 20 2019.

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Other terms relating to 'a dead body, corpse':

Definitions include: the corpse of an animal killed by a motor vehicle.
Definitions include: a burnt corpse.
Definitions include: "serious"; "not lying".
Definitions include: to not leave a gratuity.

Other terms relating to 'feces':

Definitions include: "shit".
Definitions include: weed, marijuana.
Definitions include: a defecation large enough that it coils around the toilet.
Definitions include: "shit."
Definitions include: censored variant of "shit".
Definitions include: acronym for bullshit.
Definitions include: German for shit.
Definitions include: a lump of (usually dried) feces stuck in the hair / wool / fur / etc. near the anus of an animal, including a human.
Definitions include: fermented human waste, inhaled for the (alleged) intoxicating effects.
Definitions include: feces.
Definitions include: See bullshit.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: animal feces.
Definitions include: feces; "poop".
Definitions include: feces.

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Other terms relating to 'float':

Definitions include: acronym for "foot-long floater", i.e. a floating piece of feces that's a foot long.
Definitions include: a vehicle.
Definitions include: to flatulate; "fart".
Definitions include: to make a person happy or satisfied.
Definitions include: anything that makes you happy (usually said with sarcasm or disbelief.)

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