turner
Pronunciation
  • (America) enPR: tûrnər, IPA: /ˈtɜːɹnəɹ/
  • (British) enPR: tûnə(r), IPA: /ˈtɜːnə(ɹ)/
Noun

turner (plural turners)

  1. One who or that which turns.
  2. A person who turns and shapes wood etc. on a lathe
  3. A kitchen utensil used for turning food.
  4. (zoology) A variety of pigeon; a tumbler.
  5. (cricket) A very dry pitch on which the ball will turn with ease.
  6. An acrobat or gymnast especially (historical) a member of the German Turnvereine, German-American gymnastic clubs that also served as nationalist political groups.
Synonyms Translations Translations Noun

turner (plural turners)

  1. (sports) A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.
Noun

turner (plural turners)

  1. (historical) An old Scottish copper coin worth two pence, issued by King James VI.

Turner
Proper noun
  1. Surname
Noun

turner (plural turners)

  1. A person who has Turner syndrome.
    • 1960, Institute of Biology Journal
      […] and that the chromatin-negative Turners are XO with 45 chromosomes.



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