Definition of trainer in English:


Line breaks: train¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈtreɪnə


1A person who trains people or animals: a racehorse owner and trainer teacher trainers a fitness trainer
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  • He's the outstanding racehorse trainer, the trainer of flat race horses I suppose in the world.
  • The committee included jockeys, owners, trainers, racing association members, and racing officials.
  • She's one of those rare young people who touched counselors, teachers, coaches and trainers alike.
1.1 informal An aircraft or simulator used to train pilots.
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  • The naval air arm also had some Aermacchi 339 jet trainers - small aircraft that could be configured as light strike fighters.
  • Moving up from simple trainers to more complex aircraft is well worth the extra effort
  • After the war, a number of Pups came to Australia and flew until at least 1925, mainly as trainer fighter aircraft.
2British A soft sports shoe suitable for casual wear: a decent pair of trainers
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  • I like smart/casual boots or shoes rather than trainers or sneakers.
  • All you should need to take is a pair of very flimsy flip-flops or sandals for the beach, a pair of trainers or canvas shoes to wander around in and a pair of evening shoes for nights out.
  • He will need individually made insoles permanently, and wear trainers rather than shoes for comfort.
training shoe, running shoe, sports shoe, tennis shoe, plimsoll;
football boot;
North American sneaker

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