banker

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See also: Banker and bankéř

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

bank +‎ -er, after French banquier.

Noun[edit]

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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. The dealer in a casino, or one who keeps the bank in a banking game.
  3. (obsolete) A money changer.
  4. The stone bench on which a mason cuts or squares his work.[1]
Hyponyms[edit]
  • usurer (offering loans, esp. at very high interest); loan shark (independent, offering loans at high interest); saraf (early modern Middle East & India); shroff (early modern India & SE Asia)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From bank (an elevation, or rising ground) + +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

banker (plural bankers)

  1. A vessel employed in the cod fishery on the banks of Newfoundland.
    • May 20 1815, John Quincy Adams, letter to a merchant
      I think the 584 Bankers may be put down 36,540 tons, navigated by 4,627 men and boys
  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.
  3. (mining) A banksman.
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Etymology 3[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

banker (plural bankers)

  1. (rail transport, Britain, Australia) A railway locomotive that can be attached to the rear of a train to assist it in climbing an incline.
    • 1960 May, “Motive Power Miscellany: Southern Region”, in Trains Illustrated, page 314:
      Because of a shortage of W.R. pannier tanks, two "E6" 0-6-2 tanks, Nos. 32410/5, were engaged as bankers on the Folkestone Harbour branch at the beginning of March; [...].
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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1849-1850, John Weale, Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms used in Architecture, Building, and Engineering

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

banker c pl

  1. indefinite plural of bank

Verb[edit]

banker

  1. present of banke

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

banker m (Latin spelling)

  1. banker

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From banke +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

banker m (definite singular bankeren, indefinite plural bankere, definite plural bankerne)

  1. a beater (implement used for beating)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

banker m pl

  1. indefinite plural of bank.
  2. indefinite plural of banke

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

banker

  1. present of banke

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

banker

  1. indefinite plural of bank.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish بانكر(banḱer), from French banquier.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banker (definite accusative bankeri, plural bankerler)

  1. banker
  2. (idiomatic) rich person

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative banker
Definite accusative bankeri
Singular Plural
Nominative banker bankerler
Definite accusative bankeri bankerleri
Dative bankere bankerlere
Locative bankerde bankerlerde
Ablative bankerden bankerlerden
Genitive bankerin bankerlerin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular bankerim bankerlerim
2nd singular bankersin bankerlersin
3rd singular banker
bankerdir
bankerler
bankerlerdir
1st plural bankeriz bankerleriz
2nd plural bankersiniz bankerlersiniz
3rd plural bankerler bankerlerdir