Synonyms of 'strainer'
A filter is a device through which a substance is passed when it is being filtered.
a paper coffee filter
A riddle is a puzzle or joke in which you ask a question that seems to be nonsense but which has a clever or amusing answer.
A sieve is a tool used for separating solids from liquids or larger pieces of something from smaller pieces. It consists of a metal or plastic ring with a wire or plastic net underneath, which the liquid or smaller pieces pass through.
Press the raspberries through a fine sieve to form a puree.
Thesaurus for strainer from the Collins English Thesaurus
A strainer is an object with holes which you pour a liquid through in order to separate the liquid from the solids in it.