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striker

Syllabification: strik·er
Pronunciation: /ˈstrīkər
 
/

Definition of striker in English:

noun

1An employee on strike.
Example sentences
  • While the strikers walk the picket lines, more than 20 employees have decided to continue working.
  • They struck on Tuesday of last week, when many strikers joined the picket line, and were due out again this Thursday.
  • Our strike is solid, with around two thirds of strikers attending picket lines.
2The player who is to strike the ball in a game; a player considered in terms of ability to strike the ball: a gifted striker of the ball
More example sentences
  • Norman told McCord he thought European Tour players were better ball strikers than the Americans.
  • Liverpool play Real Betis on Tuesday and one of the best strikers of a dead ball in the game awaits.
  • Burke is a sixpolar striker of the ball and plays his shots boldly.
2.1(Chiefly in soccer) a forward or attacker.
Example sentences
  • He also makes good runs forward to support the strikers.
  • Why was Ferguson sitting in midfield instead of bombing forward to help the strikers?
  • The 28-year-old Dutch striker has been out of action for nearly three months because of an Achilles injury.

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