minernoun [ C ]uk /ˈmaɪ.nər/ us /ˈmaɪ.nɚ/
- The miners went on strike to try to save jobs.
- He was leader of the miners' union.
- All his sons became miners.
(Definition of “miner” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
(Definition of “miner” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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