Definition of clocker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈklɒkə/


1British A person who illegally winds back the milometer of a car.
Example sentences
  • It was hoped that fitting digital odometers to cars would end the practice of clocking, but clockers are using computerised equipment to wind back the mileage readings.
  • A proficient clocker can complete a rollback job in a matter of minutes.
2US A drug dealer, especially one who sells cocaine or crack.
Example sentences
  • First, in reconceptualizing the narrative, Lee focuses on Strike, a young drug dealer, or clocker.
  • At the beginning of the film, there is little to differentiate Strike from his clocker counterparts.
  • By all accounts, Rocco is correct to look to Strike for the murder, since Strike is the homeboy, the clocker, the criminal with a record.

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