milk·​er ˈmil-kər How to pronounce milker (audio)
: one that milks an animal
: one that yields milk

Examples of milker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services has been providing high-water vehicles to get milkers to cows. Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 May 2023 Skin bacteria fall into the milk from the hand of the milker or get transferred by the knife that cuts the curd. Ute Eberle, Discover Magazine, 27 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of milker was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Milker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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