Definition of returner in English:

returner

noun

  • See return

    • ‘The Australian Open champion has won seven Grand Slam titles and is the best returner in the game.’
    • ‘‘At the moment, our ability to attract returners is reducing and our reliance on supply teachers, some of whom leave a lot to be desired, is increasing,’ she said.’
    • ‘A third strategy is to attract returners back into the profession.’
    • ‘As emigration began to rise inexorably in the 1980s, the focus of attention shifted away from returners and toward the burgeoning diasporic communities in the United States and elsewhere.’
    • ‘But he doesn't seem to be worried about the loss of earnings and career setback that most female returners experience.’

Pronunciation

returner

/rɪˈtəːnə/