Meaning of “banker” in the English Dictionary

"banker" in British English

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bankernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbæŋ.kər/ us /ˈbæŋ.kɚ/

B2 someone with an important position in a bank:

She was a successful banker by the time she was 40.

the person in games who is responsible for dealing with the money

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  • a high-flying investment banker
  • a banker and a government minister were in cahoots over a property deal
  • a brash young banker
  • an investment banker
  • I arranged for some money to be sent from London to Madrid by banker's draft.

(Definition of “banker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"banker" in American English

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bankernoun [ C ]

us /ˈbæŋ·kər/

a person who has an important position in a bank

(Definition of “banker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"banker" in Business English

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bankernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbæŋkər/ us BANKING

someone who owns a bank or who has an important position in a bank:

After the crash thousands of bankers were suddenly out of work.
There was criticism of the level of bankers' bonuses.

an organization that provides the services of a bank:

The firm hopes to become the region's top banker.

(Definition of “banker” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)