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striker

[ strahy-ker ]
/ ˈstraɪ kər /
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noun

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Origin of striker

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

OTHER WORDS FROM striker

an·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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