- The definition of a denier is a unit of measurement of the fineness of a thread or fiber.
An example of a denier is a microfiber that measures one denier or less.
- Denier is defined as someone who refuses to admit something.
An example of a denier is a criminal who claims to be innocent.
- a small, obsolete French coin of little value
- a unit of weight for measuring the fineness of threads of silk, rayon, nylon, etc., equal to .05 gram per 450 meters
Origin of denierMiddle English dener from Old French denier from Classical Latin denarius, denarius
a person who denies
One that denies: a denier of harsh realities.
- A unit of fineness for rayon, nylon, and silk fibers, based on a standard mass per length of 1 gram per 9,000 meters of yarn.
- A small coin of varying composition and value current in western Europe from the eighth century until the French Revolution.
Origin of denierMiddle English denere a coin from Old French dener from Latin dēnārius ; see denarius .
- Person who denies something.
- Holocaust denier (see Holocaust denial)
- Global warming denier (see Global warming denial)
- AIDS denier (see AIDS denial)
OriginSee also: dénier
deny + -er.