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Meaning of TURNER

Pronunciation:  'turnur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food
  2. [n]  a lathe operator
  3. [n]  a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
  4. [n]  United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)
  5. [n]  English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)
  6. [n]  United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)
  7. [n]  United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)

TURNER is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: food turner, Frederick Jackson Turner, Henry Hubert Turner, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Nat Turner
 See Also: cooking utensil, cookware, endocrinologist, fish slice, freedom fighter, historian, historiographer, insurgent, insurrectionist, painter, pancake turner, rebel, skilled worker, slave, spatula, trained worker, tumbler, turnverein



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Turn"er\, n.
    1. One who turns; especially, one whose occupation is to form
       articles with a lathe.
    2. (Zo["o]l.) A variety of pigeon; a tumbler.
  2. \Tur"ner\, n. [G.]
    A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.