What does Berliner mean?

Definitions for Berliner
bɜrˈlɪn ərberlin·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Berlinernoun

    an inhabitant of Berlin


  1. Berlinernoun

    A native or inhabitant of Berlin

  2. Berlinernoun

    A doughnut with a sweet filling


  1. berliner

    A Berliner is a traditional German pastry similar to a doughnut with no central hole, usually filled with jam, marmalade or chocolate and then topped with powdered sugar, icing, or conventional sugar. The terms Berliner, Pfannkuchen, and Krapfen often interchangeably refer to this pastry in different regions of Germany. It has become popular worldwide by various names, such as jelly doughnut in English-speaking countries. It is also associated with celebrations and holidays in some cultures. In other contexts, Berliner is also an adjective form for something or someone from Berlin, Germany.


  1. Berliner

    Berliner, or "midi", is a newspaper format with pages normally measuring about 315 mm × 470 mm. The Berliner format is slightly taller and marginally wider than the tabloid/compact format; and is both narrower and shorter than the broadsheet format.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Berliner is ranked #19803 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Berliner surname appeared 1,358 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Berliner.

    92.5% or 1,257 total occurrences were White.
    3% or 41 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 25 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 23 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Berliner in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Berliner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Berliner in a Sentence

  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words Ich bin ein Berliner

  2. Alex Acker:

    It's an un-hopped beer and a unique recipe that we wanted to stay true to, without the hops in there and with these other unusual ingredients, you get a starchy, grainy flavor and aroma with a bit of sourness, almost like an ancient berliner weisse.

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