Berliner

noun

Ber·​lin·​er (ˌ)bər-ˈli-nər How to pronounce Berliner (audio)
plural Berliners
: a native or inhabitant of Berlin, Germany
Raue is a native Berliner who grew up in the city's edgy Kreuzberg district, home to many Turkish immigrants.Kim Marcus

Examples of Berliner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Freshman libero Nate Berliner had 18 digs and three aces, and teammate JJ Barton had 23 kills and 12 digs as Bellarmine’s outside hitter. Joseph Dycus, The Mercury News, 16 May 2024 Quick Sips, Spring Cleaning Edition Blackberry Pie From: Abnormal Beer, San Diego ABV (Alcohol By Volume): 6.8 percent Style: Imperial Berliner Weisse Drink or dump: Drink. Peter Rowe, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Mar. 2024 Magda Berliner had a collection of one-of-a-kind pieces all made from doilies, tablecloths, and found fabrics—a pioneer of the one-off/upcycle/doily dress concept, as well as other super interesting mixes of fabrics and silhouettes. Laia Garcia-Furtado, Vogue, 15 Feb. 2024 Still, retailers can't just slash products willy-nilly, said David Berliner, who leads the business restructuring and turnaround practice at BDO. Anne D'innocenzio, Quartz, 12 Feb. 2024 Still, retailers can’t just slash products willy-nilly, said David Berliner, who leads the business restructuring and turnaround practice at BDO. Anne D'innocenzio, Fortune, 12 Feb. 2024 Producers: Tatiana Leite, Sabrina Garcia, Leo Ribeiro, Roberto Berliner. Carlos Aguilar, Variety, 27 Jan. 2024 According to Berliner, however, bioreactors in space won’t rely on long-term growth of the same microbe population. Jacek Krywko, Ars Technica, 13 Sep. 2023 Five festive German beers on tap, including the Vienna Style Oktoberfest, Helles, Kolsch, Altbier and Berliner Weisse. Ameunier, oregonlive, 7 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Berliner was in 1830

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Cite this Entry

“Berliner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Berliner. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Biographical Definition

Berliner

biographical name

Ber·​li·​ner ˈbər-lə-nər How to pronounce Berliner (audio)
Emile 1851–1929 American (German-born) inventor
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