trainer

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noun train·er \ˈtrā-nər\

Definition of trainer

  1. 1 :  one that trains

  2. 2 :  something (such as a machine or vehicle) used in training

  3. 3 :  a person who treats the ailments and minor injuries of the members of an athletic team

  4. 4 chiefly British :  sneaker 2

Examples of trainer in a Sentence

  1. the boxer and his trainer

  2. She hired a personal trainer.

1598

First Known Use of trainer

1598


TRAINER Defined for English Language Learners

trainer

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noun train·er \ˈtrā-nər\

Definition of trainer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who teaches or coaches athletes or animals : a person who trains athletes or animals

  • : a person who treats the injuries of the members of a sports team



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