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Definition of "banker" []

  • One serving as an officer or owner of a bank. (noun)
  • Games The player in charge of the bank in some gambling games. (noun)
  • One engaged in cod fishing off Newfoundland. (noun)
  • A workbench used by a mason or sculptor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "banker" in a sentence
  • "Young company Waking Exploits are reviving this boisterous comedy and taking it out on tour at a moment in time when people's faith in financial institutions is at an all-time low and the word banker has almost become synonymous with villain."
  • "Banks will shave three hours from their business day whenever Brazil is on the pitch, adding new meaning to the term banker's hours."
  • "After several years of financial crisis, during which the word banker had become a catchall epithet for the undeserving rich, the global economy appeared to be on the mend."