What does denier mean?

Definitions for denier
dɪˈnaɪ ərde·nier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deniernoun

    a unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon

    "with an evening dress one wears 10 denier stockings"

  2. deniernoun

    any of various former European coins of different denominations

  3. deniernoun

    one who denies

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Deniernoun

    Etymology: from deny.

    By the word virtue the affirmer intends our whole duty to God and man, and the denier by the word virtue means only courage, or, at most, our duty towards our neighbour, without including the idea of the duty which we owe to God. Isaac Watts, Logick, p. i. c. 6. s. 3.

    If it was so fearful when Christ looked his denier into repentance, what will it be when he shall look him into destruction. Robert South, Sermons.

    It may be I am esteemed by my denier: sufficient of myself to discharge my duty to God as a priest, though not to men as a prince. Charles I .

  2. Deniernoun

    A small denomination of French money; the twelfth part of a sous.

    Etymology: from denarius , Lat.

    You will not pay for the glasses you have burst?
    ———— No, not a denier. William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew.


  1. denier

    Denier is a unit of measurement used to signify the fineness or density of fibers or fabric, especially silk, nylon, and rayon. It is defined as the mass in grams per 9000 meters of the fiber. The lower the denier, the finer the fabric, and the higher the denier, the thicker or heavier the fabric.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deniernoun

    one who denies; as, a denier of a fact, or of the faith, or of Christ

  2. Deniernoun

    a small copper coin of insignificant value

  3. Etymology: [F. denier, fr. L. denarius a Roman silver coin orig. equiv. to ten asses, later, a copper, fr. deni ten by ten, fr. the root of decem ten; akin to E. ten. See Ten, and cf. Denary, Dinar.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Denier

    de-nēr′, n. (Shak.) an old small French silver coin: also later, a copper coin of the value of 112 sou—hence a very trifling sum. [Fr.,—L. denarius.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Denier is ranked #72105 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Denier surname appeared 270 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Denier.

    94.8% or 256 total occurrences were White.
    4.4% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of denier in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of denier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of denier in a Sentence

  1. Elie Honig:

    Whether it's Alex Jones or Rudy Giuliani or a 2020 election denier, it's one thing to spout conspiracy theories on a podcast or social media, but courts demand actual facts and evidence. And, importantly, courts can and will impose accountability and punish people who spread lies for illegal purposes.

  2. George Goehl:

    A lot of journalism and a lot of Hollywood work portrays people's world views as liberal, moderate, right [ - wing ], but I don't think people sit in buckets that are that clean all the time, i think you could be hanging out with a pot-smoking, born-again Christian who believes in Medicare for all and is a climate denier. I know that guy.

  3. Michel Tafoya:

    There's nothing wrong with that at all, except when it excludes anything that might question some of the facts and motivations for those ideas, or those causes, or those thoughts. So in other words, it ends up being very one-sided and that there is no questioning, we saw this so predominantly during the initial phases of COVID, if you questioned anything that was coming out of the CDC or the NIH, you were called names. You were called stupid. You were called a science denier.

  4. John Podesta:

    We got off track very severely for the last four years with a climate denier in the Oval Office, we enter the international arena with a credibility deficit.

  5. Joy Behar:

    The CPAC group invited this woman from France … whose [ grand ] father was a Holocaust denier, and total fascist and a Nazi, there’s this penchant for Nazis now [ among conservatives ] with Charlottesville, and the Neos, and ‘ there are good guys on both sides, ’ and now Marine Le Pen.

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