trainer

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See also: Trainer, traîner, and traïner

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train +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

trainer ‎(plural trainers)

  1. A person who trains another; a coach.
    • 2012 June 29, Kevin Mitchell, “Roger Federer back from Wimbledon 2012 brink to beat Julien Benneteau”[1], the Guardian:
      It was Federer's ability to pull him around the court that put the lactic acid and debilitating weight in those legs and he should not have been allowed the luxury of his trainer's help.
  2. (sports) A person responsible for treating injuries sustained by players during matches; a physiotherapist.
    • 2009, Garth Dykes, Nelson FC in the Football League, page 22:
      He served Nelson wholeheartedly as a player, coach and trainer in a lengthy association, the highlights being his involvement in two championship-winning sides.
  3. (Britain) A running shoe or sneaker.
  4. (video games, slang) A patch for a video game that applies cheats.
    • 2000, "Phil", I need trainer for version 1.10.021 (on newsgroup alt.games.rctycoon)
      I actually never got a trainer for RCT, but needed one for my brother when I installed it on his computer. He is 10, and is only concerned with making "cool" coasters. I also completed CF before getting trainers.
    • 2001, "LJames4728", Good C64 Game Sites? (on newsgroup alt.c64)
      Are there any sites that have original copies of games? (ie: Summer/Winter/World Games with Fast Loading). Just looking for games without the trainers/intros.
  5. attributive form of trainers

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Noun[edit]

trainer m, f ‎(plural trainers, diminutive trainertje n)

  1. trainer
  2. coach

French[edit]

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trainer

  1. Alternative spelling of traîner

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • trahiner
  • traïner (diaereses are not universally used in transcriptions of Old French)

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tragīnāre, from *tragere (see treire), from Latin traho ‎(I pull).

Verb[edit]

trainer

  1. to drag
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès:
      li rois antor le chastel fait
      traïner à .IIII. chevax
      les traïtors parmi les vax
      the king ordered that
      the traitors be dragged by four horses
      around the castle, among the valleys

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This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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