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trainer

[trey-ner] /ˈtreɪ nər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that trains.
2.
a staff member on an athletic team who gives first aid and therapy to injured players.
3.
a person who trains athletes; coach.
4.
a person who trains racehorses or other animals for contests, shows, or performances.
5.
an airplane or a simulated aircraft used in training aircrew members, especially pilots.
Origin of trainer
1590-1600
1590-1600; train + -er1
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  • This, of course, included the trainer, although Barry had probably not meant such to be the case.

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  • As he lifted the boy to the saddle, the trainer whispered a few concise directions.

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  • Well, grumbled the trainer, mollified a trifle, dont take chances like that again.

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British Dictionary definitions for trainer

trainer

/ˈtreɪnə/
noun
1.
a person who trains athletes in a sport
2.
a piece of equipment employed in training, such as a simulated aircraft cockpit
3.
(horse racing) a person who schools racehorses and prepares them for racing
4.
(pl) an informal name for training shoes
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Word Origin and History for trainer
n.

c.1600, agent noun from train (v.).

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