- join forces,
- join the club,
- join up,
- joiner door,
- joint account,
- joint and last survivor annuity
Origin of joiner
Examples from the Web for joiner
For most of my adult life, I have always felt independent of any political party--an observer rather than a joiner.
Young Judith Blum was never a joiner in school, never popular, never athletic, never part of any cliques.
One who is a cabinet-maker, and performs neat work as captain's joiner.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
Pie could have closed his eyes in peace if he had seen his daughter married to so decent a man and so good a joiner as Sleeny.The Bread-winners|John Hay
"I don't spell, gentlemen, I discuss," said the joiner with blazing eyes.The Red Room|August Strindberg
But he must earn his livelihood; and he determined to become a joiner.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
A wooden house is joiner's work, and rather resembles a great bedstead.Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak|Harriette McDougall
early 14c. (late 12c. as a surname), joynour "maker of furniture, small boxes, etc.," from Old French joigneor "joiner, carpenter," agent noun from joindre "to join" (see join). A craftsman who did lighter and more ornamental work than a carpenter. Meaning "one who makes a habit of joining" (societies, clubs, etc.) is from 1890. Related: Joinery.