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Beater may refer to:


  • Beater (weaving), a tool used to force woven yarn into place
  • A shortening of "wifebeater", a colloquialism for particular style of sleeveless shirt



  • A position in the fictional game of Quidditch from the Harry Potter series
  • Another name for Glamdring, Gandalf's sword, in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit
  • A name the main character Kirito takes in the anime Sword Art Online


Other uses[edit]

  • A harp seal that is approximately 3–4 weeks to one year of age
  • In hunting, a person who drives game out of areas of cover by swinging sticks or flags
  • MV Beater, a sealer wrecked by Hurricane Daisy in October 1962