a person who takes something, esp a bet, wager, or offer of purchase
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How to use taker in a sentence
She is certainly a risk-taker and attention-getter, but often for matters of costume, props, and behavior.
Foley was a risk taker who reported from the front lines, fully aware of the dangers that might entail.Medieval Cruelty in Modern Times: ISIS Thugs Behead American Journalist | Christopher Dickey | August 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bonnett has been a risk taker since his early days in the field of geography.Discovering Underground Labyrinths, Remote Cities, and More of the World’s Lost Places | Nina Strochlic | July 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Visa, founded in 1958, is also something of a taker rather than a maker.
In the world of Fox News, however, Greenslate is typical—a lazy, entitled "taker" who deserves to lose his benefits.GOP Aims to Cut $40 Billion Out of Food Stamps to Foil Illusory ‘Cheaters’ | Jamelle Bouie | September 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And the rule would apply whether the taker was the purchaser or some other person.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
Ren took them in at the door, with his rifle in the hollow of his arm, and he was as implacable as a ticket taker at the opera.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
Then, to punish both bribe-giver and bribe-taker in the same way is to throw a guard about the iniquitous transaction.
Legislatures are corrupted and courts of justice are polluted by the presence of the bribe-giver and the bribe-taker for profit.The Common Sense of Socialism | John Spargo
Turning to the left, Jurgens struck the ticket taker out of his path and raced onto the pier.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas | Stanley R. Matthews