Definitions

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  • noun A native or inhabitant of the State of Maine (in the United States).

Etymologies

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Maine +‎ -er

Examples

  • Recently the Detroit Free Press ran a headline which contained the word Mainer with no qualifier.

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  • He is a 3rd generation "Mainer", a photographer, and the grandson of Finnish immigrants.

    Knox

  • He is a 3rd generation "Mainer", a photographer, and the grandson of Finnish immigrants.

    Knox

  • He is a 3rd generation "Mainer", a photographer, and the grandson of Finnish immigrants.

    Knox

  • He is a 3rd generation "Mainer", a photographer, and the grandson of Finnish immigrants.

    Knox

  • Good luck trying to pressure a real Mainer to do anything.

    HCAN targets Snowe, Collins ahead of Obama speech

  • Building, engineering, painting, cement work is very hard work ... and you had to cope with a colder than usual winter in the middle of it all ..... being a Mainer, we can appreciate all you went through!

    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Sneak Peek at the Forbidden Journey | /Film

  • In the interest of full disclosure here, I'm a native Mainer, and I ate my share of whoopie pies as a child.

    Meg Wolff: Maine's Whoopie Pie Debate

  • However, they're probably more in line with the politics of the state, and since neither of them have faced serious challengers in recent primaries, they can probably be counted on to remain where they are ... and vote with the Democrats when, in true Mainer common sense, it is good for their state.

    The Spectre of Arlen Specter

  • Into Gilman's orbit came a sober Mainer, George H. Hartford, and together they expanded the Great American brand.

    How a Grocer Bagged Profits

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