Definitions for grinderˈgraɪn dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

grind•erˈgraɪn dər(n.)

  1. a person or thing that grinds.

  2. a kitchen device or appliance for grinding food.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. a sharpener of tools.

  4. a molar tooth. grinders,Slang. the teeth.

    Category: Dentistry, Informal

  5. Chiefly New Eng. and Inland North.

    Category: Dialect

    Ref: hero sandwich.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)

    a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

  2. molar, grinder(noun)

    grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars

  3. mill, grinder, milling machinery(noun)

    machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing

  4. grinder(noun)

    a machine tool that polishes metal

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. grinder(noun)ˈgraɪn dər

    a device used to grind sth into powder

    a coffee grinder


  1. grinder(Noun)

    A molar.

  2. grinder(Noun)

    A power tool with a spinning abrasive disc, used for grinding, smoothing, and shaping materials, usually metal.

  3. grinder(Noun)

    A sandwich made on a long, cylindrical roll.

    I am going to the deli to get a grinder for lunch.

  4. grinder(Noun)

    A kitchen gadget for processing coffee, herbs etc. into small or powdered pieces

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grinder(noun)

    one who, or that which, grinds

  2. Grinder(noun)

    one of the double teeth, used to grind or masticate the food; a molar

  3. Grinder(noun)

    the restless flycatcher (Seisura inquieta) of Australia; -- called also restless thrush and volatile thrush. It makes a noise like a scissors grinder, to which the name alludes


  1. Grinder

    Grinder was a late 80's/early 90's speed metal/thrash metal band from Germany. They released three full length albums and one EP before disbanding. Grinder were the first international heavy metal act to play in Turkey, on May 12, 1990 at the Open Air Theater in Istanbul.

Anagrams of grinder

  1. red ring, regrind

  2. Red ring

  3. Regrind

Translations for grinder

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person or machine that grinds

a coffee-grinder.

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