Spanker - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspæŋkʌr|  American pronunciation of the word spanker
Brit.  |ˈspaŋkə|  British pronunciation of the word spanker

noun

- a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand(syn: slapper)

my father was the designated spanker in our family

- a fore-and-aft sail set on the aftermost lower mast (usually the mizzenmast) of a vessel

Examples

my father was the designated spanker in our family

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