What does palmer mean?

Definitions for palmerˈpɑ mər, ˈpɑl-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word palmer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Palmer, Arnold Palmer, Arnold Daniel Palmer(noun)

    United States golfer (born in 1929)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palmer(verb)

    one who palms or cheats, as at cards or dice

  2. Palmer(noun)

    a wandering religious votary; especially, one who bore a branch of palm as a token that he had visited the Holy Land and its sacred places

  3. Palmer(noun)

    a palmerworm

  4. Palmer(noun)

    short for Palmer fly, an artificial fly made to imitate a hairy caterpillar; a hackle

  5. Origin: [From Palm, v. t.]


  1. Palmer

    Palmer is the borough seat of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is part of the Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 5,937.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Palmer

    päm′ėr, n. a pilgrim from the Holy Land, distinguished by his carrying a branch of palm: a cheat at cards or dice.—ns. Pal′merin, any medieval knightly hero, from the Palmerin romances, the original hero Palmerin de Oliva; Palm′er-worm (B.), a hairy worm which wanders like a palmer, devouring leaves, &c.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Palmer

    the name given to a pilgrim to the Holy Land who had performed his vow, in sign of which he usually bore a palm branch in his hand, which he offered on the altar on his return home.

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Anagrams for palmer »

  1. ampler

  2. LaPerm


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of palmer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of palmer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri:

    We approached the police and then the Prosecutor General, and it turned out that Palmer came to Zimbabwe because all the papers were in order.

  2. Tobias Ellwood:

    I am heartbroken that I could not do more for PC Keith Palmer who gave his life in holding the line against terrorism and defending democracy.

  3. Andrew Brockway:

    Mr. Palmer has been completely cooperative with the investigation, he will continue to cooperate. He's a man of integrity who made some mistakes.

  4. Jermaine Gresham:

    Carson Palmer's playing at a championship level, carson Palmer's always had it, but Carson Palmer's surrounded with so many guys here right now. Carson Palmer's just clicking right now.

  5. Edward Grace:

    That investigation will take us wherever the facts lead. At this point in time, however, multiple efforts to contact Dr. Walter Palmer have been unsuccessful, we ask that Dr. Palmer or his representative contact us immediately.

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