Meaning of striker

strik•er

Pronunciation: (strī'kur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that strikes.
  2. a worker who is on strike.
  3. manhelper.
  4. the clapper in a clock that strikes the hours or rings an alarm.
  5. a private who acts as a voluntary paid servant to a commissioned officer.
  6. an enlisted person in training for a specific technical rating.
  7. a person who strikes fish, whales, etc., with a spear or harpoon.
  8. a harpoon.
  9. one of the attacking forwards.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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