Milker vs Miler - What's the difference?

milker | miler |


As nouns the difference between milker and miler

is that milker is a dairy cow while miler is an athlete or a horse who specializes in running races of one mile (often used in a compound with a number or fraction ).

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milker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a dairy cow
  • a person who, or a machine which, milks
  • a conservative poker player who only raises the stakes on a good hand
  • miler

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • an athlete or a horse who specializes in running races of one mile (often used in a compound with a number or fraction )
  • * 1905, E.W. Hornung, A Thief in the Night
  • But the master himself was an old Oxford miler , who could still bear it better than I; nay, as I flagged and stumbled, I heard him pounding steadily behind.
  • * 1907, Arthur Conan Doyle, Through the Magic Door
  • The champion sprinter is seldom a five-miler as well.

    Derived terms

    * half-miler * quarter-miler

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