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Noun sewer has 3 senses
- sewer, sewerage, cloaca - a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
--1 is a kind of drain, drainpipe, waste pipe
--1 is a part of sewage system, sewer system, sewage works
- sewer - someone who sews; "a sewer of fine gowns"
--2 is a kind of needleworker
--2 has particulars: baster, tacker; sewing-machine operator; tucker
- gutter, sewer, toilet - misfortune resulting in lost effort or money; "his career was in the gutter"; "all that work went down the sewer"; "pensions are in the toilet"
--3 is a kind of misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luck