Definition of milker in English:


Syllabification: milk·er
Pronunciation: /ˈmilkər


  • 1A cow or other animal that is kept for milk, especially one of a specified productivity: the cows were no more than fair milkers
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    • They offered the ‘station’ experience, feeding cattle, shearing sheep, horseback riding, whip cracking, and milking the few milkers they had.
    • First calvers, older cows and the better milkers are likely to be thinner than the rest.
    • He's now A2 Corporation's point man in Britain, busy persuading farmers to change their herds over to A2 milkers.
  • 2A person or device that milks cows.
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    • Mr Williams, now a self-employed relief milker and gardener, who lives at Fishguard, expressed his delight at the result.
    • The procedure kills bacteria from the cow or the milker or milking machine.
    • The last place he worked had a carousel milker that could handle 600 cows in three hours.

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