banker Definition

  • 1a person who owns or is an executive in a bank
  • 2a person who deals in the management of money

Using banker: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "banker" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The banker approved my loan application.

  • Example

    He worked as a banker for over 20 years.

  • Example

    She is a successful investment banker.

  • Example

    The banker advised his clients on how to invest their money.

banker Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for banker

Idioms Using banker

  • a banker's hours

    a work schedule that involves short hours and regular breaks


    He works a banker's hours, from 9 to 5 with weekends off.

  • a banker's dozen

    thirteen of something instead of the usual twelve


    The baker gave us a banker's dozen of bagels.

  • a child's coin bank shaped like a pig


    She saved all her pocket money in a piggy banker.

Phrases with banker

  • a financial institution that provides capital to companies in the form of shares rather than loans


    The company raised funds by issuing shares through a merchant banker.

  • an official in charge of a country's monetary policy and the regulation of its banks


    The central banker announced a cut in interest rates to stimulate the economy.

  • a banker who specializes in helping companies raise capital by underwriting and selling securities


    The investment banker advised the company on its initial public offering.

Origins of banker

from Middle English 'banke', meaning 'table' or 'counter'


Summary: banker in Brief

A 'banker' [ˈbæŋkər] is a person who owns or manages a bank, or deals with the management of money. It can refer to executives, officers, or those who specialize in investment banking. Phrases include 'merchant banker,' 'central banker,' and 'investment banker.' Idioms include 'a banker's hours,' 'a banker's dozen,' and 'a piggy banker.'

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