[ dwa-nyey ]

noun,plural doua·niers [dwa-nyey]. /dwaˈnyeɪ/. French.
  1. a customs officer or official.

Words Nearby douanier Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use douanier in a sentence

  • It is a cluster of untidy stone houses, with nothing to delay the passer-by except a douanier's bureau and a tobacco store.

    Italian Alps | Douglas William Freshfield
  • Don Sinibaldo, however, attributes this removal to the exactions of the Portuguese douanier.

  • This gift they have in common with the Primitives; and this the douanier possessed in an extraordinary degree.

    Since Czanne | Clive Bell
  • Nothing doing, and the douanier returns to his fishing off the jettys end.

    Rambles on the Riviera | Francis Miltoun
  • "Nothing, no gendarme's helmet, no douanier's cap," whispered M. Ulrich.