One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Excellent; marvellous.‘I make a wheeker pot roast’
- ‘"That's a wheeker one," he said.’
- ‘One veteran councillor was heard to say: "That was a wheeker one".’
- ‘She was wheeker, so she was.’
- ‘He smiled as he said, "Yon would be wheeker."’
- ‘Their version of this song is wheeker.’
- ‘Wheeker stuff from the hallions in green!’
An excellent or marvellous person or thing.‘he put a wheeker into the top corner’
- ‘It's a wee wheeker, that wee bus.’
- ‘You're a wheeker and a star; good luck!’
1990s: perhaps from wheech with the idea of something worth taking or stealing.
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