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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
1. This is person who is a complete loser.
2. A person who acts like they have no place in all.
That douche is a total wanker.
by RoD_mAn January 26, 2007
British vulgarity:

1. One who masturbates.

2. Generic insult; interchangeable with stupid, idiot, retard, cretin etc.

Particularly useful when shouting at incompetent passers-by/drivers from your car or a distance away.
1. She caught you wanking, you wanker.

2. Shut up you wanker.
The wanker crashed my car.
Get off my bonnet you fucking Chav wankers!
by Fu Manchu June 09, 2006
1. A wholly undesirable and/or annoying person (usually male).
2. Someone who frequently masturbates or "wanks".
1. "That Paul fellow, he's a bit of a wanker."
2. "Simon, he's a wanker don't you know?"
by Mernard May 08, 2006
A wanker is always used as someone who is ineffectual or useless. It does not substitute for asshole, bastard, dickhead etc. It´s roots are in the assumtion that someone who is so useless he cannot find another human being to have sexual relations with has to have sex with himself.
Hence the term meaning to be one who masturbates frequently.
Tony Blair is always pandering to the Americans...what a wanker!

He failed his driving test again the fucking wanker!
by Mexcelt March 07, 2006
one who wanks off often
one who acts in a toolish matter
a way to name or insult another if they are a tool or fat or bothersome
look at that guy hes wanking off in the corner

i banged ur hoe last night g

by a. p. gullivar January 04, 2006
A word that is frequently shouted at me from the windows on a small boxy looking car travelling at excessive speeds and booming out crap music with four ugly wiggers inside, because i have longer than normal hair
Retard in car listening to R&B: "Oy WANKEEEEEEEEEEEER" *makes suggestive hand motions*

Me: "Fuck you" *walks on without caring*
by ScattyMatt July 06, 2005
1) One who maturbates. A british term, often used as a mild-to-mildly serious insult.

2) A person who has no idea what the hell they're talking about, but pretends to.
1) Goddammit, you little wankers, get off my lawn!

2) That Tidus is such a wanker.
by o0CrystalBlue0o July 04, 2005

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