planner

noun plan·ner \ ˈpla-nər \

Definition of planner

plural planners
1 : a person who plans something
  • a party planner
  • a careful planner
; often : one whose job is to create a comprehensive or systematic plan or design within a particular field or for a particular project
  • … the thrust of the book is not location theory or regional economic development, but rather the nuts and bolts of concern to government planners and local chambers of commerce.
  • —Edward Malecki
  • While most planners agree that there is enough water in Arizona to support the people currently living there, the allocation and use of water in the Phoenix area is a vital issue for residents …
  • —Charles Sargent
  • We talked to our financial planner about how to save enough money for retirement.
2 : something (such as a device, program, or notebook) that provides a schedule and is used for planning activities, travels, etc.
  • an online trip planner
  • a monthly/daily planner

First Known Use of planner

1716

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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