1. a masturbator.
|All Bull 150: Rise and shine! Let’s have you! I said, get up, you fucking wankers!|
|Sky Ray Lolly 24: Wankers [...] The slob was on next, pulling at himself.|
|Powder 367: It was Billie, the wanker, who was holding his hand.|
|Sun. Times Mag. 6 Feb. 34: I was a donor. Yes, I’m a w***er.|
2. (also wank) a general derog. description of a lazy, incompetent, unpleasant person.
|Buttons 143: I asked them directly, waving an iron bar up and down, if they still thought my prospects were wankers.|
|Family Arsenal 195: They don’t know nothing, the wankers.|
|Submariners I i: He sounds like a right wanker.|
|Campus Sl. Apr. 8: wanker – loser, uncool person.|
|Sopranos 268: Fuckin wanker, goes Manda.|
|Yes We have No 201: A bunch of licensed wankers swapping porky-pies over lunch.|
|Beyond Black 322: Dionnie and Keith aren’t real and Evan is a wanker.|
|Broken Shore (2007) [ebook] You wankers [...] Looking after the rich, that’s your fucking job, isn’t it?|
|Life 56: Mr Edgington, the wanker. Religious instruction.|
|Frank Sinatra in a Blender [ebook] If you had the money we wouldn’t be here, ya wanker.|
|Artefacts of the Dead [ebook] He’s a banker wanker!|
|Decent Ride 21: Back then, only ‘wanker’ rivalled it [i.e ‘poof’] as the most common term of abuse.|
3. (Aus., also wank) a pretentious individual or object.
|(con. 1900s)Breaker 205: Mark you, he’s fair! Got to be truthful – he’s a wank and an arsehole, but not an unfair man!|
|Head of the Force (1982) 37: If that collection of intellectual wankers cannot masturbate their egos within the privacy of their own offices when I need space for an operational enquiry, then surely they can use the briefing-rooms.|
|Baltic Business 72: Haven't seen you since that wank at the Institute.|
|Girls’ Night Out 56: You look like a suburban wanker getting round in that clobber.|
|Aussie Sl. Dict. 107: wanker - A bloke whose stupidity is only exceeded by his over-inflated opinion of himself.|
|Tracks Oct. 66: Trev has more guts than a Waimea regular, more heart than a dozen politicians, and a love of surfing that makes ASP glory look like a self-indulgent wank.|
|Thrill City [ebook] She swirled the name around her mouth like a wine-wanker savouring an expensive vintage.|
4. (US campus) an undesirable situation or thing.
|Campus Sl. Nov. 4: wank, wanker – an undesirable person, situation, or thing.|
|White Talk Black Talk 183: Give it a bit of a chance. Let the little wanker go away.|
5. the penis.
|CyberAge.com [Internet] The Big Guy may not speak to him, but he was blessed with another gift: a big fat bottlesize wanker.|
6. see wank-pit under wank v.
a general derog. description.
|Train to Hell 21: What a fucking nob-headed, shit-faced, bollock-brained, turd-shaped, prick-arsed, wanker-faced cunt!|
(orig. RAF) a fig. unpleasant fate.
|Lag’s Lex. 229: A man suspected of excessive masturbation is said to be suffering from ‘whanker’s doom.’.|
|Fill the Stage With Happy Hours (1967) Act VI: I’ll die of the wankers colic and it’s very disappointing. I should have stopped at my age.|
|(con. WWII) Soldier Erect 80: You’ve got Wanker’s Doom, cock, you have! Don’t care if I do go blind...|
|Don’t Point That Thing at Me (1991) 114: Mortdecai Minor, the likeliest candidate for wanker’s doom.|
see wanking spanner under wanking n.
|Confessions of Proinsias O’Toole 59: If you can dip your wick when all about you / Are punching turds or playing wanker’s whist ...|
to be extremely busy.
|Curtain Up mag. [Internet] Richard Bean has a good ear for language and his script is full of colourful local expression, ‘the manic depressive who is more up and down than a wanker’s elbow.’.|