Definition of milker in English:

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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
More example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with milker

bilker, Rilke
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