Associations to the word «Striker»


STRIKER, noun. An individual who is on strike.
STRIKER, noun. Someone or something that hits someone or something else.
STRIKER, noun. A blacksmith's assistant who wields the sledgehammer.
STRIKER, 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.
STRIKER, noun. (military) (slang) An officer's servant or orderly.
STRIKER, noun. (baseball) (slang) (1800s) The batter.
STRIKER, noun. (cricket) The batsman who is currently facing the bowler and defending his wicket.
STRIKER, noun. (obsolete) A harpoon.
STRIKER, noun. (obsolete) A harpooner.
STRIKER, noun. (obsolete) A wencher; a lewd man.
STRIKER, noun. (obsolete) (politics) A blackmailer in politics.
STRIKER, noun. (obsolete) (politics) One whose political influence can be bought.

Dictionary definition

STRIKER, noun. A forward on a soccer team.
STRIKER, noun. Someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating.
STRIKER, noun. An employee on strike against an employer.
STRIKER, noun. Someone who hits; "a hard hitter"; "a fine striker of the ball"; "blacksmiths are good hitters".
STRIKER, noun. The part of a mechanical device that strikes something.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King