wanker

wanker

[wang-ker]
noun Chiefly British and Australian Slang: Vulgar.
1.
a contemptible person; jerk.
2.
a male masturbator.

Origin:
1945–50

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wanker (ˈwæŋkə)
 
n
1.  a person who wanks; masturbator
2.  a worthless fellow

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wanker
1940s, "masturbator," British slang, from wank "to masturbate," of unknown origin. General sense of "contemptible person" is attested from 1972. Cf. sense evolution of jerk (n.).
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