/ (ˈklɒnˌdaɪkə) /
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British an East European factory ship
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for klondyker
C20: from the gold miners who took part in the 19th-century gold rush to the Klondike
Words nearby klondyker
klipspringer, klismos, klister, Klondike, Klondike gold rush, klondyker, klong, kloof, klootchman, Klopstock, klösse
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How to use klondyker in a sentence
Pretty sort o' Klondyker you are—go and get nearly drowned first day out!
They had failed, but it could never be said of a Klondyker that he had not tried.