striker

[ strahy-ker ]
/ ˈstraɪ kər /

noun


Nearby words

  1. strikebound,
  2. strikebreaker,
  3. strikebreaking,
  4. strikeout,
  5. strikeover,
  6. striking,
  7. striking circle,
  8. striking price,
  9. striking train,
  10. strikingly

Origin of striker

1350–1400; 1840–50 for def 2; Middle English; see strike, -er1

Related formsan·ti·strik·er, nounnon·strik·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for striker

striker

/ (ˈstraɪkə) /

noun

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
  1. a person who harpoons whales or fish
  2. the harpoon itself
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