|1.||[ noun ] (games) a contestant who meets certain requirements and so qualifies to take part in the next stage of competition|
"the tournament was won by a late qualifier"
|Related terms:||contestant qualify|
|2.||[ noun ] (grammar,linguistics) a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb|
|Related terms:||content_word adjective dangling_modifier adverb intensifier phrase|