What does Turner mean?

Definitions for Turnerˈtɜr nər, ˈtʊər-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Turner, Nat Turner(noun)

    United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)

  2. Turner, Henry Hubert Turner(noun)

    United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)

  3. Turner, Joseph Mallord William Turner(noun)

    English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)

  4. Turner, Frederick Jackson Turner(noun)

    United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)

  5. turner(noun)

    a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein

  6. turner(noun)

    a lathe operator

  7. turner(noun)

    one of two persons who swing ropes for jumpers to skip over in the game of jump rope

  8. turner, food turner(noun)

    cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food


  1. turner(Noun)

    A person who turns and shapes wood etc. on a lathe

  2. turner(Noun)

    A kitchen utensil used for turning food.

  3. turner

    A variety of pigeon; a tumbler.

  4. turner

    a very dry pitch on which the ball will turn with ease

  5. turner(Noun)

    A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.

  6. Origin: An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turner(noun)

    one who turns; especially, one whose occupation is to form articles with a lathe

  2. Turner(noun)

    a variety of pigeon; a tumbler

  3. Turner(noun)

    a person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises


  1. Turner

    Turner is a town in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States. The population was 5,734 at the 2010 census. Turner includes the villages of Turner Center and North Turner. The town is part of the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan New England City and Town Area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Turner

    tur′nėr, n. a Scotch copper coin worth 2d., issued by James VI. [Prob. turney.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Turner in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Turner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jerry Coleman:

    Turner pulls into second with a sun-blown double.

  2. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    Ms. Turner’s death is a tragedy for her loved ones, and it raises questions ... questions that deserve answers.

  3. Melanie Hexen:

    It is a fiery whirlwind that soars across the sky. Let it engulf Brock Allen Turner. (Dan A. Turner) (Judge Aaron Persky).

  4. David Brown:

    Everybody can find their own Turner, he has so much to offer. It's the sheer color and excitement of the paint which people respond to.

  5. Mark Jones:

    Turner is effectively making this a partisan election and trying to take advantage of the 2-1 ratio of Democrats to Republicans in the city of Houston.

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