Definition of punker in US English:



North American
  • A punk rocker.

    • ‘Whether if it's a room full of old friends or spiked out stereotypical punkers, you have to count on the fact that every song you play will not appeal to each person in the room.’
    • ‘But we, the pretty young things at the front, the dubious old men at the side and the punkers in the middle are all here for one band only.’
    • ‘The punkers in Europe at that time were really orthodox and conservative and wanted everybody to play the same song the same way.’
    • ‘It's funny because the most conservative people I know are punkers.’
    • ‘The interview has already been pushed back several times as the Canadian punkers scramble to finish soundcheck at the Troubadour club in L.A. before that night's gig.’
    • ‘Tribes of hoodlum punkers rumble easy clean on vintage American Harleys in monsoon rushes of postindustrial airbrushed green and blue and orange manes.’
    • ‘Either it's the rich kids trying to act all thug, like they're living the trife life, or it's the punkers ripping holes in the clothes their parents buy 'em.’
    • ‘While the commercial provided exposure, it drew the scorn of genuine punkers.’
    • ‘Although a lot more rock elements can be heard on this third album, it's when they bash away at punk that they really show up the major-label pop punkers as the poseurs that they are.’
    • ‘Goths, geeks, yuppies, hippies, bikers, punkers, republicans, democrats, communists, and fascists; we can choose to tell a story about who we are, and why, through the items in our home.’
    • ‘The crowd was pretty good, though - older punkers who actually danced!’
    • ‘Gross is inviting goths, punkers, ravers, metalheads, skaters, gamers and other so-called outsiders to be part of a new discussion group for seekers and believers.’
    • ‘These spiky-haired punkers have really hit their zenith.’
    • ‘Listening to it now, I am reminded of Ruairi and I living together in one bedroom of a house that had 10 disgusting punkers living in it.’
    • ‘I'm not about appealing to these boring punkers so I can sell more T-shirts.’
    • ‘How about the new wave of pop punkers that have automatic entrée into the charts but who still brandish their credentials because they have a defined sound?’
    • ‘In a sea of punkers picking up acoustic guitars, MacPherson emerges as just a great singer/songwriter.’
    • ‘One of the local punkers pushed passed him and he could breath again.’
    • ‘There were punkers, teenyboppers, preppies, freaks, neutral crowd, rappers, and more.’
    • ‘Japan was great, but it was a lot of guys coming out that look punk rock and they love going to shows, but they weren't necessarily punkers.’