miler

noun
mil·​er | \ ˈmī-lər How to pronounce miler (audio) \

Definition of miler

1 : one that is a specified number of miles in length used in combinationa 15-miler
2 : one that competes in mile races often qualified in combinationa quarter-miler

Examples of miler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cole Hocker, a three-time state champion for Cathedral, became the youngest sub-4-minute miler in Indiana history as an Oregon freshman. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, "College runners lost three NCAA meets, so they'll run for rewards others can't see," 25 Aug. 2020 The details: This virtual one-miler can be run anytime from May 28 to June 7. Molly Longman, refinery29.com, "Virtual Runs & Races For Memorial Day Weekend 2020," 22 May 2020 Athing Mu, a standout half-miler, lives in New Jersey, where Covid-19 remains rampant and training facilities, most of which are at schools, are closed through the end of the academic year. Karen Crouse, New York Times, "Sports Are Restarting in a ‘New Normal’," 7 May 2020 In the first solicitation, the Air Force called for vehicles that can carry three to eight people at speeds greater than 100 miler per hour and with the ability to continuously fly for over one hour, with a range of more than 100 miles. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "The Air Force Is Tired of Waiting, So It's Kickstarting the Flying Car Industry," 30 Apr. 2020 There have been a few previous studies looking at affective feelings in different contexts, including one by Arturo Casado, a former world-class miler from Spain, that compared group to solo running in interval workouts. Alex Hutchinson, Outside Online, "Why Hard Exercise Feels Worse When You’re Alone," 26 Apr. 2020 Kelsey Harris, 22 The IU half-miler from Carmel was coming back for a fifth year of outdoor track. David Woods, Indianapolis Star, "These athletes are among the least affected while coronavirus shuts down sports world," 21 Apr. 2020 Smith was a 4:09 miler out of high school, started at Utah State and decided to transfer. David Woods, Indianapolis Star, "After decades of futility, Purdue shaking up cross-country hierarchy," 21 Nov. 2019 Steve Danishek, a travel agent from Seattle and million-miler, is one of them. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, "Here's how to leave your airline or hotel loyalty program – and what you can do instead," 21 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of miler

1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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4 Sep 2020

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“Miler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miler. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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miler

noun
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English Language Learners Definition of miler

: a runner in a race that is a mile long

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