banker

1
[ bang-ker ]
/ ˈbæŋ kər /

noun

a person employed by a bank, especially as an executive or other official.
Games. the keeper or holder of the bank.

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Origin of banker

1
1525–35; <Middle French banquier;see bank2, -er2

Definition for banker (2 of 3)

banker2
[ bang-ker ]
/ ˈbæŋ kər /

noun

a vessel employed in cod fishery on the banks off Newfoundland.
a fisherman on such a vessel.
Australian. a river near flood level, the water being almost bank high.

Origin of banker

2
First recorded in1660–70; bank1 + -er1

Definition for banker (3 of 3)

banker3
[ bang-ker ]
/ ˈbæŋ kər /

noun

a bench or table used by masons for dressing stones or bricks.

Origin of banker

3
First recorded in 1670–80; bank3 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for banker (1 of 3)

banker1
/ (ˈbæŋkə) /

noun

a person who owns or is an executive in a bank
an official or player in charge of the bank in any of various games, esp gambling games
a result that has been forecast identically in a series of entries on a football pool coupon
a person or thing that appears certain to win or be successful

British Dictionary definitions for banker (2 of 3)

banker2
/ (ˈbæŋkə) /

noun

a fishing vessel of Newfoundland
a fisherman in such a vessel
Australian and NZ informal a stream almost overflowing its banks (esp in the phrase run a banker)
Also called: bank engine British a locomotive that is used to help a heavy train up a steep gradient

British Dictionary definitions for banker (3 of 3)

banker3
/ (ˈbæŋkə) /

noun

a craftsman's workbench
a timber board used as a base for mixing building materials
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