3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Turner \Turn"er\ (t[^u]rn"[~e]r), noun

1. One who turns; especially, one whose occupation is to form articles with a lathe.

2. (Zool.) A variety of pigeon; a tumbler.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Turner \Tur"ner\ (t[=oo]r"n[~e]r), noun [G.] A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831) [syn: {Turner}, {Nat Turner}]

2: United States endocrinologist (1892-1970) [syn: {Turner}, {Henry Hubert Turner}]

3: English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851) [syn: {Turner}, {Joseph Mallord William Turner}]

4: United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951) [syn: {Turner}, {Frederick Jackson Turner}]

5: a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein

6: a lathe operator

7: one of two persons who swing ropes for jumpers to skip over in the game of jump rope

8: cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food [syn: {turner}, {food turner}]

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