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First coined in the early 80’s, a wanker is one who currently resides or was born on the westbank of New Orleans, La (Gretna, Marerro, etc). Derived from it’s origin “westbank” (west of the Mississippi River), wankers are most commonly lower income, blue collar Caucasians, who typically speak with poor grammar and in loud tones. Wankers can be easily identified by a fake tan, skirts 3 sizes too small, spikey hair, and domestic cars. It is not uncommon for wankers to get married at an early age (18-25), as well as having children during that same time period. Common physical characteristics of female wankers include outfits that scream for attention but come across as desperate, heavy makeup, possibly fake breasts if they decide to use what small amount of college savings their parents have accumulated on them, and big sunglasses. In males, spiky guido hair is the most dominant characteristic, as well as poorly managed steroid abuse, extra small shirts, stud earrings, and unfashionable shoes. Wankers will often travel out of their element into the Eastbank, where they congregate at clubs such as Republic or The Venue, where for that short span of time try to feel like they fit in with the rest of New Orleans society. Places you will not find wankers include upscale restaurants, wine bars, Saks, and german car dealerships.
You wouldn't catch me dead there on a Saturday night...that place is full of wankers. I'm going to the Columns instead.

Is she really wearing that outfits? She must be a wanker.

I got really drunk last night and hooked up with this random girl at the club. She gave me her number and I was going to call her this weekend, but found out she was a wanker.
by UPT May 22, 2008
 
1.
While "to wank" means "to masturbate", the term "wanker" is seldom if ever used in British slang to denote "one who wanks". It is quite wrong to infer from somebody's being a wanker that they in fact wank (and vice versa), but of course, fair to assume they do in any case. Herein lies the genius of the insult: if you call someone a wanker, it's probably true, but only literally.

I suppose it all originates from our repressed Victorian sexualities, from back when everybody thought they were the only ones to suffer the secret shame of being an actual wanker.

Most children these days learn the word "wanker" long before they learn its literal meaning.
You're such a wanker.
Oh gosh! How did you know?

He lost both of his hands in a childhood kiting accident.
What a wanker!
by anonymous May 31, 2004
 
2.
George W Bush.
Wankers can't be trusted with their own dicks let alone anyone elses.
by Pommydave October 03, 2003
 
3.
A british term for "one who masterbates". Commonly used as an insult
God damn that wanker!
by j5_teh_evil November 16, 2002
 
4.
1) a bloke who whacks off alot.
2) a term of endearment...an insult that's actually a kind of compliment
3) a total insult
1) ryan's been in the shower for hours! he must be wanking for britain! i always knew he was a complete wanker
2) ryan ya wanker, get your arse down to the pub and i'll buy you a pint
3) tony blair is a fucking wanker.
by #1 brit extraordinaire. April 22, 2003
 
5.
A complete tosser. Someone who makes
as little effort as they can possibly
get away with.

In British English that's what "wanker"
means - it does not literely mean
a masterbater (though doubt he is one).

Just as "he's a bugger" does not
literally mean he commits sodomy...
"He's just a wanker. I told him to clear
up and, two hours later, he was still
just sitting there reading the paper
and picking his nose"
by martin November 10, 2003
 
6.
A commonly used Australian/british/new zealand word used to describe a fuckball, jerk, asshole or jackass.
Another word for tosser, which is usually reffered to when someone is being a tool or a complete dick. The term is usually asscossiated with one who masturbates regularly. Often reffered to as having a wank, hence the term wanker (one who wanks).
mike:"oi dickhead move ya fuckin car outta the way...ya blockin the traffic ya fuckin wanker!"

Jack:"Yea have a wank will ya mate!"
by u r cool April 19, 2005
 
7.
Someone that thinks they're 'cool' but in reality is a total knob jockey.
A smug, satisfying real English term to call someone you intensely dislike without resorting to the word "cunt"!
He persisted on calling our game 'soccer' when it's really football. What a wanker.
by Ivy Oh August 07, 2003