Definition of milker in English:


Line breaks: milk¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪlkə


  • 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 who milks cows.
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    • Others helped have been animal hauliers and relief milkers, whose livelihood has been halted by the outbreak.
    • Greg also knew he would have to learn all he could before starting his own dairy, so he worked as a night-shift milker for a herd of 550 cows in Maryland and later as an assistant herd manager for a large dairy in southern Wisconsin.
    • Milking takes place twice a day, at 4 a.m. and 4 p.m., two milkers working their way toward each other from opposite ends of the barn.

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