Definition of turner


  • United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831). Synonyms: Nat Turner, Turner.
  • United States endocrinologist (1892-1970). Synonyms: Henry Hubert Turner, Turner.
  • English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851). Synonyms: Joseph Mallord William Turner, Turner.
  • United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951). Synonyms: Frederick Jackson Turner, Turner.
  • a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein.
  • a lathe operator.
  • one of two persons who swing ropes for jumpers to skip over in the game of jump rope.
  • cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food. Synonyms: food turner.

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Words nearby turner

burner, tuner, turned, turnery.

Rhymes with turner

burner, earner, learner, lerner, verner.

Start with turner

turners, turneries, turnery.

End with turner


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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • turner is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 6 points
  • turner is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 6 points
  • turner is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 8 points
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