What does tanner mean?

Definitions for tannerˈtæn ər

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

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tanner

    tan′ėr, n. (slang) a sixpence. [Said to be Gipsy tano, little.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanner in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Beth Crisafi:

    Reapplying sunscreen a lot more often is my biggest change, and just being a lot more mindful, i’m not going to stop living, or not go swimming anymore, but now when I'm at the beach, I tan by sitting under the umbrella and applying self-tanner at night.

Images & Illustrations of tanner

  1. tannertannertanner

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