banker

See also: Banker

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Etymology 1Edit

From bank + -er, after French banquier

NounEdit

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banker (plural bankers)

  1. 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.
  2. (obsolete) A money changer.
  3. The dealer, or one who keeps the bank in a gambling house.
  4. The stone bench on which a mason cuts or squares his work.
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Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

banker (plural bankers)

  1. A vessel employed in the cod fishery on the banks of Newfoundland.
  2. (UK, dialect) A ditcher; a drain digger.
    • 1941, Ernestine Hill, My Love Must Wait, A&R Classics 2013, p. 6:
      But this was no storm, the bankers could have told him. It was break of the year.
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Etymology 3Edit

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

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NounEdit

banker (plural bankers)

  1. (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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banker c

  1. plural indefinite of bank

VerbEdit

banker

  1. present tense of banke

LadinoEdit

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banker m (Latin spelling)

  1. banker

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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banker m

  1. indefinite plural of bank.

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banker

  1. indefinite plural of bank.
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