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DENIER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does denier mean? 

DENIER (noun)
  The noun DENIER has 3 senses:

1. a unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon
2. any of various former European coins of different denominations
3. one who denies

  Familiarity information: DENIER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DENIER (noun)


Sense 1denier [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Context example:

with an evening dress one wears 10 denier stockings

Hypernyms ("denier" is a kind of...):

unit; unit of measurement (any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange)


Sense 2denier [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any of various former European coins of different denominations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("denier" is a kind of...):

coin (a metal piece (usually a disc) used as money)


Sense 3denier [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One who denies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("denier" is a kind of...):

controversialist; disputant; eristic (a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy)


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