[ strahy-ker ]
/ ˈstraɪ kər /
a person or thing that strikes.
a worker who is on strike.
the clapper in a clock that strikes the hours or rings an alarm.
U.S. Army. a private who acts as a voluntary paid servant to a commissioned officer.
U.S. Navy. an enlisted person in training for a specific technical rating.
a person who strikes fish, whales, etc., with a spear or harpoon.
Whaling. a harpoon.
Soccer. one of the attacking forwards.
Words nearby striker
OTHER WORDS FROM strikeran·ti·strik·er, nounnon·strik·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for non-striker (1 of 2)
cricket the batsman who is not facing the bowling
British Dictionary definitions for non-striker (2 of 2)
/ (ˈstraɪkə) /
a person who is on strike
the hammer in a timepiece that rings a bell or alarm
any part in a mechanical device that strikes something, such as the firing pin of a gun
soccer informal an attacking player, esp one who generally positions himself near his opponent's goal in the hope of scoring
cricket the batsman who is about to play a ball
- a person who harpoons whales or fish
- the harpoon itself
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