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 combination a 15-miler
2 : one that competes in mile races often qualified in combination a quarter-miler

Examples of miler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hocker will be represented by Flynn Sports, a management company founded in 1989 by Irish Olympian and world-class miler Ray Flynn. oregonlive, 14 Sep. 2021 At New Mexico, he was coached by Greencastle’s Joe Franklin, a former Purdue half-miler and Butler coach. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Aug. 2021 In the 1,500 meters, a centerpiece of every Olympics, the Indianapolis miler broke the Olympic record . . . David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 7 Aug. 2021 The Indianapolis 20-year-old became the youngest miler in 110 years to be the national champion, and an Olympian, too. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 29 June 2021 As the runners came around the final turn, a nondescript miler named Fermin Cacho was in the lead. San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 July 2021 Elsewhere, Notre Dame half-miler Samuel Voelz and former Indiana University pole vaulter Scott Houston advanced to Monday finals. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 20 June 2021 High School, Michalski went from 4:52 miler to seventh in the state 1,600 meters (in 4:14.22) in a matter of months. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 20 June 2021 Aiden Neal won the 1,600 on the boys side, while Mavericks miler Rubie Goffena won the girls 1,600 and 3,200., 13 June 2021

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First Known Use of miler

1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 Sep 2021

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“Miler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of miler

: a runner in a race that is a mile long


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