1 starter /ˈstɑɚtɚ/ noun
plural starters
1 starter
plural starters
Learner's definition of STARTER
: a player, horse, etc., that is in a game or race at its beginning
: someone who gives the signal for a race to start
: a device that is used for starting an engine
: someone or something that starts an activity, process, etc.
see also self-starter
chiefly British : appetizer

for starters

used to introduce a statement that is the first in a series of statements
2 starter /ˈstɑɚtɚ/ adjective
2 starter
Learner's definition of STARTER
always used before a noun
used to describe something small or basic that you get when you are doing something for the first time