Main definitions of banker in English

: banker1banker2

banker1

Pronunciation /ˈbaNGkər/ /ˈbæŋkər/

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noun

  • 1An officer or owner of a bank or group of banks.

    ‘They do it to bulge the bank accounts of bankers, company managers, and investors all over the world.’
    • ‘The article discusses six Barclays bankers who managed to spend £44,000 on one meal.’
    • ‘We have been acting as bankers and managers to public issues.’
    • ‘If you have a black American Express card and a Ferrari in the garage, you also have a private banker managing your wealth.’
    • ‘Also on Monday, 25 Jackson accountants, lawyers, bankers and managers will meet to discuss the star's business affairs.’
    • ‘City professionals include Lloyd's of London insurance men, financial PRs, lawyers and accountants as well as bankers and fund managers.’
    • ‘It is seeking to hire from Dublin investment banking professionals, asset management bankers, corporate finance, and project and trade finance experts.’
    • ‘Licensed stock brokers, bankers, and gambling-casino employees can all be checked by their employers as well.’
    • ‘He began meeting bankers and fund managers and mastered the workings of our financial sector.’
    • ‘Horan, a former central banker and currently managing director of BoI Finance, is on the final shortlist for the position of deputy to Ruane.’
    • ‘And we all know that, as well as being a brilliant banker, Royal Bank boss Fred Goodwin is a very ambitious man.’
    • ‘While this is happening, property owners/speculators, bankers and financial services have never had it as good.’
    • ‘In the 1960s he had a chance to take his Brooklyn factory public, but the bankers would give management only 40% of the deal.’
    • ‘‘There is still demand for business bankers, wealth managers, internal auditors and risk roles,’ said Cosgrove.’
    • ‘The frank talk focuses on profit, healthy food, markets, marketing, progressive management, and bankers.’
    • ‘This led in 1881 to the incorporation of a privately owned company financed by industrialists and bankers with headquarters in Montreal.’
    • ‘He supplied Glasgow coffee houses where the stockbrokers and bankers met to talk business and read the journals of the day.’
    • ‘Investment bankers spend millions on artists' lofts in scruffy, but fashionable parts of town.’
    • ‘The banker managed the personal wealth assets of some of the star CEOs of technology enterprises.’
    • ‘Around me in the East Stand upper tier are an assortment of senior company directors, bankers, hedge-fund managers, and, curiously, quite a few mini-cab drivers.’
    investor, speculator, banker, capitalist, industrialist, tycoon, magnate, business person, businessman, businesswoman, stockbroker
    1. 1.1The person running the table, controlling play, or acting as dealer in some gambling or board games.
      ‘When you bet, you place the money on the table and the banker detaches an equal amount from the bank to match your bet.’
      • ‘In Pai Gow Poker, do you ever recommend being the banker?’
      • ‘To win at Pai Gow poker, you have to beat both of the banker's hands with both of your hands.’
      • ‘Casino bankers are Samurai blades in the drawer, right?’
      • ‘I, the ever level-headed banker, couldn't control myself.’
      • ‘The bankers on the other side of the table, Eliza and Franklin, chuckle good-naturedly.’
      • ‘The banker puts a small puck or other marker on the table in front of him.’
      • ‘The reason is that you can lower variance in baccarat tournaments by betting on both banker and player in certain situations and guarantee a profit.’
      • ‘Some play that after everyone else has made their initial bet, the banker looks at his own first card and can choose to double the bets.’
      • ‘The players other than the banker take turns to ask for cards and place bets.’
      • ‘Once all bets are down, the banker rolls three six-sided dice marked with the same symbols as on the table.’
      clerk, bank clerk, teller, bank teller, banker, treasurer, bursar, purser

Main definitions of banker in English

: banker1banker2

banker2

Pronunciation /ˈbaNGkər/ /ˈbæŋkər/

Translate banker into Spanish

noun

  • 1A boat employed in cod fishing off Newfoundland.

    1. 1.1A Newfoundland fisherman.
  • 2Australian, New Zealand informal A river flooded to the top of its banks.

  • 3An additional locomotive used to assist a train in ascending an incline.

  • 4A bench at which a stonemason works.

Phrases

    run a banker
    Australian, New Zealand informal
    • (of a river) flood to the top of, or over, its banks.

      • ‘the creek is running a banker’