[yey-ger; for 1 also jey-ger] /ˈyeɪ gər; for 1 also ˈdʒeɪ gər/

any of several rapacious seabirds of the family Stercorariidae that pursue weaker birds to make them drop their prey.
a hunter.
a member of any of several groups of sharpshooters in the German or Austrian army.
(military) a marksman in certain units of the German or Austrian armies
a member of a light or mountain infantry unit in some European armies
(US & Canadian) any of several skuas of the genus Stercorarius
(rare) a hunter or hunter’s attendant


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