Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of JOINER

Pronunciation:  'joynur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a woodworker whose work involves making things by joining pieces of wood
  2. [n]  a person who likes to join groups

JOINER is a 6 letter word that starts with J.


 See Also: member, woodman, woodsman, woodworker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Join"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, joins.

2. One whose occupation is to construct articles by joining
   pieces of wood; a mechanic who does the woodwork (as
   doors, stairs, etc.) necessary for the finishing of
   buildings. ``One Snug, the joiner.'' --Shak.

3. A wood-working machine, for sawing, plaining, mortising,
   tenoning, grooving, etc.

Syn: See {Carpenter}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: affiliate, associate, belonger, bon vivant, brother, card-carrier, card-carrying member, cardholder, charter member, clubber, clubman, clubwoman, committeeman, comrade, conventioneer, conventioner, conventionist, dues-paying member, enlistee, enrollee, excellent companion, fellow, fraternity man, good company, good mixer, Greek, guildsman, honorary member, initiate, insider, life member, man-about-town, member, mixer, nightclub habitue, one of us, playboy, pleasant company, pledge, sister, social lion, socius, sorority girl, sorority woman