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Webster 1913 Edition


Denier

De-ni′er

,
Noun.
One who denies;
as, a
denier
of a fact, or of the faith, or of Christ
.

De-nier′

,
Noun.
[F.
denier
, fr. L.
denarius
a Roman silver coin orig. equiv. to ten asses, later, a copper, fr.
deni
ten by ten, fr. the root of
decem
ten; akin to E.
ten
. See
Ten
, and cf.
Denary
,
Dinar
.]
A small copper coin of insignificant value.
My dukedom to a beggarly
denier
.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Denier

DENIER

,
Noun.
One who denies, or contradicts; one who refuses or rejects; a disowner; one who does not own, avow or acknowledge; as a denier of a fact, or of the faith, or of Christ.

DENIER

,
Noun.
A small denomination of French money, the twelfth part of a sol; a small copper coin.

Definition 2022


denier

denier

See also: dénier

English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: dənî(r)', IPA(key): /dəˈnɪə(r)/ (coin)
  • enPR: dĕn'ĭə(r), IPA(key): /ˈdɛnɪə(r)/ (unit of fineness of yarn)
  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

Noun

denier (plural deniers)

  1. (now historical) An old French coin worth one-twelfth of a sou.
    • 2011, Norman Davies, Vanished Kingdoms, Penguin 2012, p. 117:
      A bronze denier bearing the inscription CONRADUS around a central cross, was minted in Lugdunum.
  2. A unit of weight which indicates the fineness of fiber or yarn, equal to one gram per 9000 meters, used especially to measure or indicate the fineness of hosiery.
    • 2002, Jill Mansell, Staying at Daisy's:
      Upstairs she rummaged through her chest of drawers, finally unearthing an unopened pack of ten denier barely blacks.
Translations

See also

Etymology 2

deny + -er.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: dĭnī'ə(r), IPA(key): /dɪˈnaɪə(r)/

Noun

denier (plural deniers)

  1. Person who denies something.
    Holocaust denier (see Wikipedia:Holocaust denial)
    Global warming denier (see Wikipedia:Global warming denial)
    AIDS denier (see Wikipedia:AIDS denial)
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Finnish

Noun

denier

  1. denier (unit of measure)
  2. denier (old coin)

Declension

Inflection of denier (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative denier denierit
genitive denierin denierien
deniereiden
deniereitten
partitive denieriä deniereitä
denierejä
illative denieriin deniereihin
singular plural
nominative denier denierit
accusative nom. denier denierit
gen. denierin
genitive denierin denierien
deniereiden
deniereitten
partitive denieriä deniereitä
denierejä
inessive denierissä deniereissä
elative denieristä deniereistä
illative denieriin deniereihin
adessive denierillä deniereillä
ablative denieriltä deniereiltä
allative denierille deniereille
essive denierinä deniereinä
translative denieriksi deniereiksi
instructive denierein
abessive denierittä deniereittä
comitative deniereineen

French

Etymology

From Middle French, from Old French denier, Latin dēnārius.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dənje/

Noun

denier m (plural deniers)

  1. denier (coin)
  2. (by extension) money
  3. denier (unit of weight)

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Middle French

Etymology

From Old French denier, Latin dēnārius.

Noun

denier m (plural deniers)

  1. denier (coin)

Old French

Etymology

From Latin dēnārius.

Noun

denier m (oblique plural deniers, nominative singular deniers, nominative plural denier)

  1. denier (coin)

Descendants


Swedish

Noun

denier c

  1. denier

Declension