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Definition of "striker" []

  • One who strikes, as an employee on strike against an employer. (noun)
  • One that strikes, as the clapper in a bell or the firing pin in a gun. (noun)
  • A harpoon. (noun)
  • One who uses a harpoon; a harpooner. (noun)
  • An enlisted person in usually intensive training for a naval technical rating. (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 "striker" in a sentence
  • "Behind every brick thrown by a striker is the selfish "will to live" of himself and the slightly altruistic will to live of his family."
  • "Behind every brick thrown by a striker is the selfish will "to live" of himself, and the slightly altruistic will "to live" of his family."
  • "Now thats what you call a striker - Two-goal Rooney rewards Wembley fans with record"