miller

noun mill·er \ ˈmi-lər \

Definition of miller

1 : one that operates a mill; specifically : one that grinds grain into flour
2 : any of various moths having powdery wings
b : a tool for use in a milling machine

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First Known Use of miller

14th century


Miller

biographical name Mil·ler \ ˈmi-lər \

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Arthur 1915–2005 American dramatist and novelist

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(Alton) Glenn 1904–1944 American bandleader

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Henry 1891–1980 American writer

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Joa*quin play \wä-ˈkēn, wȯ-\ 1837–1913 pseudonym of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller American poet

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Merton Howard 1923–2000 American economist

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Perry Gilbert Eddy 1905–1963 American literary critic and scholar

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William 1782–1849 American religious leader

MILLER Defined for English Language Learners

miller

noun

Definition of miller for English Language Learners

  • : a person who works in or is in charge of a flour mill


MILLER Defined for Kids

miller

noun mill·er \ ˈmi-lər \

Definition of miller for Students

: a person who works in or runs a mill that grinds grain into flour


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