Striker definition

strīkər
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An enlisted person in usually intensive training for a naval technical rating.
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One that strikes, as the clapper in a bell or the firing pin in a gun.
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One who strikes, as an employee on strike against an employer.
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(sports) A forward on a soccer team.
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A harpoon.
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One who uses a harpoon; a harpooner.
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A person who strikes; specif., a worker who is on strike.
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A thing that strikes, as the clapper in a bell, the striking device in a clock, etc.
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(soccer) The forward and main scorer of a soccer team.
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(u.s. army) An enlisted person doing extra-duty work for an officer for extra pay.
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(u.s. navy) An enlisted person who is in training to qualify for a rating.
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An individual who is on strike.
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Someone or something that hits someone or something else.
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(soccer) One of the players on a team in football (soccer) in the row nearest to the opposing team's goal, who are therefore principally responsible for scoring goals.
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(baseball, slang, 1800s) The batter.
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(cricket) The batsman who is currently facing the bowler and defending his wicket.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
striker
Plural:
strikers

Origin of striker

  • strike +"Ž -er

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