noun. a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through.
noun. a device to keep back tea leaves when pouring a cup of tea.
noun. slang for a mustache.
Example sentences of the word strainer
1. Noun, singular or mass
One more possibility is that water is coming from the sink drain strainer, and when this happens, you will see water dripping from the sink when it's full of water.