Definitions for tannerˈtæn ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tan•nerˈtæn ər(n.)

  1. one whose occupation is the tanning of hides.

tan•nerˈtæn ər(adj.)

  1. Ref: comparative of tan1. 1 1

tan•ner*ˈtæn ər(n.)

  1. sixpence.

    Category: British

* Brit..

Origin of tanner:

1805–15; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixpence, tanner(noun)

    a small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970

  2. tanner(noun)

    a craftsman who tans skins and hides


  1. tanner(Noun)

    A person whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan.

  2. tanner(Noun)

    A coin, the sixpenny bit.

  3. Tanner(ProperNoun)

    for a tanner.

  4. Tanner(ProperNoun)

    , modern transferred use of the surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tanner(noun)

    one whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan


  1. Tanner

    Tanner is an unincorporated community in central southern Limestone County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. It lies along the Tennessee River, next to the city of Athens. Tanner is home to Tanner High School, a 2A school in the state's classification system. The school's basketball boys and girls teams both won state titles in 1985 and 2011 and are the only school in Alabama to do so.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who tans leather.

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