Meaning of piker

pik•er

Pronunciation: (pī'kur), [key]
— n. Informal.
  1. a person who does anything in a contemptibly small or cheap way.
  2. a stingy, tight-fisted person; tightwad.
  3. a person who gambles, speculates, etc., in a small, cautious way.
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