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English definition of “striker”

striker

noun [C] uk   /ˈstraɪ.kər/ us    /-kɚ/

striker noun [C] (STOP WORK)

C1 someone who is involved in a strike: Many people sympathize with the strikers.

striker noun [C] (SPORT)

C2 a player in a game such as football whose main purpose is to try to score goals rather than to prevent the opposing team from scoring: The club's new manager is a former England striker. The 24-year-old striker scored 35 goals for Newcastle United last season.
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