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Meaning of MILLER

Pronunciation:  'milur, 'milur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of various moths that have powdery wings
  2. [n]  machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it
  3. [n]  someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
  4. [n]  United States playwright (born 1915)
  5. [n]  United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
  6. [n]  United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)

MILLER is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: Alton Glenn Miller, Arthur Miller, Glenn Miller, Henry Miller, Henry Valentine Miller, milling machine, moth miller
 See Also: artificer, artisan, author, bandleader, craftsman, dramatist, journeyman, moth, playwright, shaper, shaping machine, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mill"er\ (m[i^]l"[~e]r), n.
1. One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill.

2. A milling machine.

3. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) A moth or lepidopterous insect; -- so called because
       the wings appear as if covered with white dust or
       powder, like a miller's clothes. Called also {moth
   (b) The eagle ray.
   (c) The hen harrier. [Prov. Eng.]

{Miller's thumb}. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) A small fresh-water fish of the genus {Uranidea}
       (formerly {Cottus}), as the European species ({U.
       gobio}), and the American ({U. gracilis}); -- called
       also {bullhead}.
   (b) A small bird, as the gold-crest, chiff-chaff, and
       long-tailed tit. [Prov. Eng.]

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a miller in your dream, foretells of growing hopes in your current situation.