joiner

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Etymology 1[edit]

Middle English joynour (maker of furniture, small boxes, etc.), from Old French joigneor (joiner, carpenter), agent noun from joindre (to join), equivalent to join +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

joiner (plural joiners)

  1. A maker of wooden furniture or fittings.
  2. A woodworking machine used to prepare edges of wooden elements to join to other wood pieces.
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  • (maker of wooden furniture or fittings): carpenter
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Etymology 2[edit]

join +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

joiner (plural joiners)

  1. A thing that joins two separate items, e.g. software to connect video or music clips.
  2. A person who joins societies or organizations.
    • 2004, Eugene Goodheart, Confessions of a Secular Jew: A Memoir
      I am not a joiner. I am reluctant to sign up as a member of any organization, because I generally can't find myself or my ideas in it.


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  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒəi.nər/, /ˈdʒoi.nər/

Noun[edit]

joiner (plural joiners)

  1. carpenter