A cheifly British term used to identify one who masturbates.
"Get that kid off my ice you little wankers!"
by Frost March 12, 2004

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The other contributors are correct in the literal meaning of the word as "one who masturbates", however in Australia, it is used more like a slightly more vulgar synomym for words like fool or idiot
Did you know Brad got fired again for stealing from the boss - what a wanker
by Bruno January 15, 2005

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A man that enjoys masturbation also a common insult.
Don't be such a wanker!
by SarahSpastic May 12, 2008

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The U.K. equivalent of the U.S. noun "jerk", in that they both originated in calling someone a masturbator but have long since evolved into a general way of describing one as an unintelligent, nasty fool. "Wanker" most often means dolt or moron whereas "jerk" more often implies malevolence.
The bloody wanker can't even follow my most basic instructions.
by jawbone April 22, 2010

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UK/Aus/NZ slang for:

1. Someone excessively and annoyingly pretentious and/or false, with a strong likelihood of working in the creative industries, especially "new media". Very high populations of wankers are to be found in certain areas of London including Shoreditch and Hoxton; see also Shoreditch twat].

2. Someone with a faintly sociopathic lack of regard for other people; see also arsehole].

3. Someone useless, inefficient or time-wasting, especially in a place or work and/or position of responsibility.

4. A general term of abuse.

5. Someone who masturbates.
1. He spent twenty minutes telling me about the studio's new pathways they're developing in innovative synergistic blue-sky-media treatment concepts. In a fake Cockney-geezer accent. What a fucking wanker.

2. That cunt in the sports car just totally cut me up. What a fucking wanker.

3. He's being paid £25/hour and he just sits there playing Freecell whilst the rest of us do all his work for him, because he's the boss's mate. What a fucking wanker.

4. You're a fucking wanker.

5. You're a fucking wanker.
by snootful October 07, 2012

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n. English Slang - A fellow road user. see also asshat cunt fucktard
'Thanks for cutting me off, you wanker'
'A really great turn wanker'
by Nouvelleaube August 13, 2005

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1. a contemptable person; jerk.
2. a male masturbator.
"You always take the last of the Fruit Loops, you wanker!"
by Glenanne August 24, 2007

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