Definition of spanker in English:

spanker

Line breaks: spank¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈspaŋkə
 
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noun

1A fore-and-aft sail set on the after side of a ship’s mast, especially the mizzenmast.
2 informal , dated A very fine person or thing: you’re lucky in your wife—she’s a spanker

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