[ sey-ner ]

  1. a person who fishes with a seine.

  2. a boat used in fishing with a seine.

Origin of seiner

First recorded in 1595–1605; seine + -er1

Words Nearby seiner Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use seiner in a sentence

  • Ob je einer einen Prediger in seiner Herberg fur sich predigen liess.

  • Generally a day in harbor is a day of loafing for the crew of a seiner; but it was not so altogether with us that day.

    The Seiners | James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  • And of course, too, no seiner could ever resist anybody who talks to him in a nice friendly way like that.

    The Seiners | James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  • Not all were loafers exactly––three or four were simply waiting around before shipping on some seiner for the mackerel season.

    The Seiners | James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  • Daher widersetzten sich die zu seiner Zeit vorhandenen Magier anfangs seinen Neuerungen und werden von ihm verstucht.

    Mysticism and its Results | John Delafield