Banker definition

băngkər
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A person who owns or manages a bank.
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One serving as an officer or owner of a bank.
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(games) The player in charge of the bank in some gambling games.
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A vessel employed in the cod fishery on the banks of Newfoundland.
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A workbench used by a mason or sculptor.
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One engaged in cod fishing off Newfoundland.
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The person in charge of the bank in some gambling games.
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A person or boat engaged in cod fishing on the Newfoundland banks.
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The workbench of a bricklayer, mason, or sculptor.
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One who conducts the business of banking; one who, individually, or as a member of a company, keeps an establishment for the deposit or loan of money, or for traffic in money, bills of exchange, etc.
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The definition of a banker is any person who works in the banking industry.

An example of a banker is a finance professional who deals with personal stock transactions.

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(UK, dialect) A ditcher; a drain digger.

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The dealer, or one who keeps the bank in a gambling house.
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The stone bench on which a mason cuts or squares his work.

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(rail transport, UK, Australia) A railway locomotive that can be attached to the rear of a train to assist it in climbing an incline.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
banker
Plural:
bankers

Origin of banker

  • From bank bench (obsolete)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From bank (An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea) + -er

    From Wiktionary

  • From bank + -er, after French banquier

    From Wiktionary

  • From bank (“an incline or hill”) +‎ -er.

    From Wiktionary