What does the word collector mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who collects, as duties, taxes, or debts.

Usage examples for collector

  1. Most of its literature is within easy reach of the collector of modest means, though the earlier volumes are naturally increasing gradually in price. – The Book-Hunter at Home by P. B. M. Allan
  2. It has been said that this so- called philosophy of nature has never achieved anything; that it has done nothing but prove that things must be exactly as they had been found to be by the observer and collector. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  3. Already they owed five weeks' rent, and last Monday the collector had hinted pretty plainly that the landlord would not wait much longer. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell