banker
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈbæŋkə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈbæŋkɚ/
Noun

banker (plural bankers)

  1. One who conducts the business of banking; one who, individually, or as a member of a company, keeps an establishment for the deposit or loan of money, or for traffic in money, bills of exchange, etc.
  2. (obsolete) A money changer.
  3. The dealer, or one who keeps the bank in a gambling house.
  4. The stone bench on which a mason cuts or squares his work.
Related terms Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Bank, Bankhalter, Bankhalterin
  • Russian: банкомёт
  • Spanish: banquero, banquera
Noun

banker (plural bankers)

  1. A vessel employed in the cod fishery on the banks of Newfoundland.
  2. (UK, dialect) A ditcher; a drain digger.
    • 1941, Ernestine Hill, My Love Must Wait, A&R Classics 2013, p. 6:
      But this was no storm, the bankers could have told him. It was break of the year.
  3. (mining) A banksman.
Noun

banker (plural bankers)

  1. (rail transport, British, Australia) A railway locomotive that can be attached to the rear of a train to assist it in climbing an incline.
Synonyms
  • (railway locomotive) bank engine (UK), helper, helper engine (US)

Banker
Noun

banker (plural bankers)

  1. A native or resident of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
  2. A Banker horse, a feral horse from the islands of North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Synonyms


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