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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
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
English insult (Australian, Britian, New Zealand) literally meaning "someone who wanks" as in someone who masturbates.

Generally meaning, people who are called wankers means that they are completely worthless and useless in anything they try to do that the only thing they are good at are wanking.

It's also used as a complement to close friend, meaning no harm- similar to cunt; both as an insult and a friendly complement.
The only wanker and wankers I love are me, my family and my friends.
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. slang for someone who masturbates, usually a man.

2. insult.
1. you, my friend, are a wanker.

2. all men are lying bastards. fucking wankers.
by wanker. September 02, 2003
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
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
1.
Lord Cuffrey: Lord Humpington havent seen fit to leave his mansion this evening.
Lord Pinkerton: I say! What a wanker!

2.
Jonas: Dr. Mench bliver hjemme for at få ham den sårede på benene igen.
Fillip: Fuck nogle wankerere!
by JensMench August 07, 2014

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