[ trey-ner ]
/ ˈtreɪ nər /


a person or thing that trains.
a staff member on an athletic team who gives first aid and therapy to injured players.
a person who trains athletes; coach.
a person who trains racehorses or other animals for contests, shows, or performances.
an airplane or a simulated aircraft used in training aircrew members, especially pilots.

Origin of trainer

First recorded in 1590–1600; train + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for trainer

/ (ˈtreɪnə) /


a person who trains athletes in a sport
a piece of equipment employed in training, such as a simulated aircraft cockpit
horse racing a person who schools racehorses and prepares them for racing
(plural) an informal name for training shoes
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