• (British): IPA: /ˈtɹeɪnə/
  • (America): enPR: trāʹnər, IPA: /ˈtɹeɪnɚ/

trainer (plural trainers)

  1. A person who trains another; a coach.
  2. (sports) A person responsible for treating injuries sustained by players during matches; a physiotherapist.
  3. (British) A running shoe or sneaker.
  4. (video games, slang) A patch for a video game that applies cheats.
    • 2000, "Phil", I need trainer for version 1.10.021 (on newsgroup
      I actually never got a trainer for RCT, but needed one for my brother when I installed it on his computer. He is 10, and is only concerned with making "cool" coasters. I also completed CF before getting trainers.
    • 2001, "LJames4728", Good C64 Game Sites? (on newsgroup alt.c64)
      Are there any sites that have original copies of games? (ie: Summer/Winter/World Games with Fast Loading). Just looking for games without the trainers/intros.
  5. (cycling) A piece of indoor equipment allowing a bicycle to be ridden while stationary.
  6. attributive form of trainers#English|trainers
    There was chewing gum stuck to my trainer soles.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: basket
  • Russian: кроссо́вка
  • Spanish: tenis

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