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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
Wanker: An arrogant or pretentious person. Sometimes this word is used instead of resorting to 'Cunt' or 'Bellend'.
I always wanted to meet a Wanker, but then I met Brett.
by S86849 July 16, 2014
Fancy British term for masturbation. Originally coined by Winston Churchill during the Victorian era for use as a better sounding word for what he does during his free time.
Hugh Grant is a fucking wanker.
by U. R. Supergay July 02, 2009
Definitively, an onanist, one (usually expected to be male) who enjoys unassisted sexual gratification. Colloquially, anybody of whom you have a low opinion.
Tony Blair? Fucking gutless, worthless, complete and utter WANKER!!
by titwanker April 10, 2003
A word used to describe one's dick.
Dee-dum has such a large wanker!

Who's gonna hold the video camera when Dee-dum and I get it on with his big wanker?
by hexpack February 12, 2015
1. An insult commonly used in Great Britan, to denote an individual whom masturbates.

2. An insult used in Denmark during zombie apocalypses, to insult:
Doctors performing healthcare
Patients receiving healthcare
Lord Cuffrey: Lord Humpington havent seen fit to leave his mansion this evening.
Lord Pinkerton: I say! What a wanker!

Jonas: Dr. Mench bliver hjemme for at få ham den sårede på benene igen.
Fillip: Fuck nogle wankerere!
by JensMench August 07, 2014
One who 'wanks' (i.e.). One who participates in the act of 'wanking' (masturbation).

A common term in the United Kingdom, but less commonly used in the United States. Although its litteral translation is 'masturbater' it is generly used as a derogative term in general.
British guy- HEY! You! your a 'bloody wanker'!
American guy- Ummmmmm...... Whats that?
British guy-...... Fuck you!
by PokesAlotaSmot420 March 05, 2011

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