miler


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mil·er

 (mī′lər)
n. Sports
One that competes in races one mile long.

miler

(ˈmaɪlə)
n
(General Sporting Terms) an athlete, horse, etc, that runs or specializes in races of one mile

mil•er

(ˈmaɪ lər)

n.
1. a participant in a one-mile race.
2. an athlete who specializes in one-mile races.
3. a racehorse that can compete well in a one-mile race.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miler - (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles; "the race was a 30-miler"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
2.miler - a runner in a one-mile racemiler - a runner in a one-mile race    
four-minute man - someone who has run the mile in less that 4 minutes
runner - a trained athlete who competes in foot races
Translations

miler

[ˈmaɪləʳ] Ncorredor(a) m/f (etc que se especializa en las pruebas de una milla)

miler

n1500-Meter-Läufer(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
But the master himself was an old Oxford miler, who could still bear it better than I; nay, as I flagged and stumbled, I heard him pounding steadily behind.
If you know a school that is interested in joining the 2016 MILER CAMPAIGN, please contact Maria Kolanowski at maria@americanrunning.
Head added: "He is fast and is a miler, but he gets further.
New Marske Harriers and Friends of Locke Park have organised the Locke Park 20 Miler - the only 20-mile race in the Northeast and the first in our region for 20 years.
In the early 1980s, his father was a standout miler at Marlboro High.
Frankel has been awarded an outstanding international rating of 135 for his Glorious Goodwood romp, which means the five-length victory over the recentlyretired Canford Cliffs marks him out as the best miler since the WTR began in 2004.
ENTITLED (Sir M Stoute) BRED in the purple - she is a sister to the crack miler Peeress - and like her sibling looks just the type to do better with age.
WHILE Mike McLeod excelled in a British vest at both 5,000 and 10,000 metres, his regret is not realising his full potential as a miler.
STARCRAFT can clinch the crown for the Champion Miler of 2005 by flooring his five rivals in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (4.
The crack miler found only rising star Proclamation too good when narrowly losing out on back-to-back wins in the Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.
Trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre confirmed that his star miler will be absent when the runners go to post for the pounds 320,000 contest, after he crossed the Channel to walk the track and check conditions.