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Meaning of DENIER

Pronunciation:  du'neer

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  one who denies
  2. [n]  any of various former European coins of different denominations
  3. [n]  a unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon; "with an evening dress one wears 10 denier stockings"

DENIER is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: coin, controversialist, disputant, unit, unit of measurement



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \De*ni"er\, n.
    One who denies; as, a denier of a fact, or of the faith, or
    of Christ.
  2. \De*nier"\, n. [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.         --Shak.