- a person employed by a bank, especially as an executive or other official.
- Games. the keeper or holder of the bank.
- a vessel employed in cod fishery on the banks off Newfoundland.
- a fisherman on such a vessel.
- Australian. a river near flood level, the water being almost bank high.
- a bench or table used by masons for dressing stones or bricks.
- a person who owns or is an executive in a bank
- an official or player in charge of the bank in any of various games, esp gambling games
- a result that has been forecast identically in a series of entries on a football pool coupon
- a person or thing that appears certain to win or be successful
- a fishing vessel of Newfoundland
- a fisherman in such a vessel
- Australian and NZ informal a stream almost overflowing its banks (esp in the phrase run a banker)
- Also called: bank engine British a locomotive that is used to help a heavy train up a steep gradient
- a craftsman’s workbench
- a timber board used as a base for mixing building materials
“keeper of a bank,” 1530s, agent noun formed from bank (n.1), possibly modeled on French banquier (16c.).