Definition of turner in English:


Translate turner into Spanish


  • 1A person who is skilled in turning wood on a lathe.

    ‘To make the feet, the turner placed an offset chuck on the lathe and turned this part of the leg along a second axis.’
    • ‘Alf left a job in Adelaide as a turner.’
    • ‘The apprentice turners and fitters, although moved around, were kept pretty well to their trade.’
    • ‘One brother works as a tailor and another is a turner.’
  • 2An implement that can be used to turn or flip something over.

    • ‘a pancake turner’





Middle English from Old French torneor, from late Latin tornator, from the verb tornare (see turn).