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ranker

[ rang-ker ]
/ ˈræŋ kər /
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noun

a person who ranks.
British. a soldier in the ranks or a commissioned officer promoted from the ranks.

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Origin of ranker

First recorded in 1825–35; rank1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for ranker

ranker
/ (ˈræŋkə) /

noun

a soldier in the ranks
a commissioned officer who entered service as a recruit, esp in the army
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