noun Date: 15th century 1. one that shakes: as a. a utensil or machine used in shaking <
cocktail shaker
b. one that incites, promotes, or directs action <
a mover and shaker
2. capitalized [from a dance with shaking movements performed as part of worship] a member of a millenarian sect originating in England in 1747 and practicing celibacy and an ascetic communal life • Shaker adjectiveShakerism noun

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