[ mey-ner ]
/ ˈmeɪ nər /
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a native or inhabitant of the state of Maine.
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Origin of Mainer
An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
Words nearby Mainer
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How to use Mainer in a sentence
It's no my fawt if they didna—we canna lose the saydel, Saunders; by no mainer of means.The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. II of 2)|Michael Scott
Tell us about it, asked Garry, as the three crowded around the old State of Mainer and shook hands with him heartily.The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves|Claude A. Labelle