Definition of Striker

1. Noun. A forward on a soccer team.

Generic synonyms: Athlete, Jock

2. Noun. Someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating.

3. Noun. An employee on strike against an employer.
Generic synonyms: Nonworker
Derivative terms: Strike

4. Noun. Someone who hits. "Blacksmiths are good hitters"
Exact synonyms: Hitter
Generic synonyms: Mover
Specialized synonyms: Slapper, Spanker, Walloper
Derivative terms: Hit, Strike, Strike

5. Noun. The part of a mechanical device that strikes something.
Specialized synonyms: Clapper, Tongue, Firing Pin, Hammer, Cock, Hammer, Head
Generic synonyms: Mechanical Device
Derivative terms: Strike, Strike

Definition of Striker

1. n. One who, or that which, strikes; specifically, a blacksmith's helper who wields the sledge.

Definition of Striker

1. Noun. An individual who is on strike ¹

2. Noun. Someone or something that hits someone or something else. ¹

3. Noun. (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. ¹

4. Noun. (baseball slang 1800s) The batter. ¹

5. Noun. (cricket) The batsman who is currently facing the bowler and defending his wicket ¹

6. Noun. (obsolete) A harpoon. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) A harpooner. ¹

8. Noun. (obsolete) A wencher; a lewd man. ¹

9. Noun. (obsolete politics) A blackmailer in politics. ¹

10. Noun. (obsolete politics) One whose political influence can be bought. ¹

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Definition of Striker

1. one that strikes [n -S] - See also: strikes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Striker

striker (current term)
strikes gold
strikes out
strikes through
striking distance
striking gold
striking out

Literary usage of Striker

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"If the ball shall first touch any part of the striker's dl ten minutes between each innings. ... The striker is out if either of the bails be bowled off, ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The trigger being pulled, the tumbler, N, is let loose, and the spiral spring discharges the pointed end of the striker, E, on to the cap in the rear-end of ..."

3. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by American Committee of Revision (1881)
"3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre ; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of ..."

4. The New-York Legal Observer by Samuel Owen (1849)
"striker et al. actual possession is prima facie evidence of legal title. ... It is not shown by the acts of the parties that striker only held a lease, ..."

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