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[ mahy-ler ]
/ ˈmaɪ lər /


a participant in a one-mile race.
an athlete who specializes in one-mile races.
a racehorse that can compete well in a one-mile race.

Nearby words

mileage, mileage ticket, milelong, mileometer, milepost, miler, miles, miles and miles, miles gloriosus, miles to go before i sleep, miles' operation

Origin of miler

First recorded in 1890–95; mile + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for miler

  • But Miler kept walking on before the charette, acting up to his character of guide in the most thorough manner.

    With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 1|Various
  • Miler was soon seen advancing to meet me, with the joyful intelligence that the trees at Grosses Isles were in sight.

  • "We're waiting for you," said a tall Ten Miler, who had been a pleased witness of the knife-throwing and its results.

British Dictionary definitions for miler


/ (ˈmaɪlə) /


an athlete, horse, etc, that runs or specializes in races of one mile
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