Main definitions of ranker in English

: ranker1ranker2

ranker1

noun

  • 1British A soldier in the ranks; a private.

    • ‘Not many officers would condescend to talk with us rankers.’
    1. 1.1A commissioned officer who has been in the ranks.
  • 2[in combination] A person or animal of a specified rank.

    ‘of the 26 top-rankers in humanities, 18 are girls’

Pronunciation:

ranker

/ˈraŋkə/

Main definitions of ranker in English

: ranker1ranker2

ranker2

noun

Soil Science
  • A simple soil consisting of a layer of humus lying directly on an unaltered substrate such as bedrock, glacial drift, or volcanic ash.

Origin

Based on Austrian German Rank steep slope.

Pronunciation:

ranker

/ˈraŋkə/