striker

Definitions of striker
  1. noun
    an employee on strike against an employer
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    type of:
    nonworker
    a person who does nothing
  2. noun
    the part of a mechanical device that strikes something
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    clapper, tongue
    metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
    firing pin
    striker that ignites the charge by striking the primer
    hammer
    a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate
    cock, hammer
    the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    head
    the striking part of a tool
    club head, club-head, clubhead, golf-club head
    (golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball
    hammerhead
    the striking part of a hammer
    type of:
    mechanical device
    mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
  3. noun
    someone who hits
    “a fine striker of the ball”
    synonyms: hitter
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    types:
    slapper, spanker
    a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
    walloper
    a very hard hitter
    type of:
    mover
    someone who moves
  4. noun
    someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating
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    bluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boy
    a serviceman in the navy
  5. noun
    a forward on a soccer team
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    type of:
    athlete, jock
    a person trained to compete in sports
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