This page is about the slang term wanker.

Meaning: an arrogant or pretentious person

For example:

  • Our new office manager is such a wanker. He walks around the office like a tinpot general inspecting his troops.

  • Kids who are smart and get good grades are sometimes called wankers by other kids who envy their ability.

Note: usually used to describe males

Quick Quiz:

Michael gets called a wanker because he sometimes seems to think that he's

a. better than other people

b. dumber than other people

c. funnier than other people

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Contributor: Matt Errey