Definition of Ranker

1. Noun. A commissioned officer who has been promoted from enlisted status.




2. Noun. An enlisted soldier who serves in the ranks of the armed forces.
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
Generic synonyms: Soldier
Derivative terms: Rank

Definition of Ranker

1. n. One who ranks, or disposes in ranks; one who arranges.

Definition of Ranker

1. Adjective. (comparative of rank) ¹

2. Noun. One who ranks things, or arranges them in ranks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ranker

1. an enlisted soldier [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ranker

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rank-order correlation
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ranker (current term)
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rankles

Literary usage of Ranker

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"Lady of title saves situation by drinking ranker, VC's very good health. [Curtain. Act II. ... ranker, VC, snubs millionaire, and leads lady of title ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"—That should you, if I were your mistress, or I should think my honesty ranker than my wit. While other jests are something rank on foot. ..."

3. The Epigrams of Martial by Martial (1877)
"No doubt, Th' icicles, hanging at thy dog-like snout, ranker than th' oldest goat of all the herd. The congeal'd snivel dangling on thy beard, Than with thy ..."

4. An Analytical Digest of All the Reported Cases Determined in the House of by Samuel Bealey Harrison, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Court of Bankruptcy (1842)
"And see Uni/. ; ranker ; Bunl.rupt ; Insolvent; Landlord; Pleading, (c. L.) BOND. 1. Where the husband, reciting an intended marriage, and that he was to be ..."

5. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1880)
"No such creature ever existed,' said ranker, positively. ' In the first place, no one ever was made of that size, and in the second place, it is impossible ..."

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