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tanker

dated slang A drunkard or heavy drinker. Primarily heard in US, Canada. I have to call it quits after two or three beers. I can't keep up with tankers like them.

tanker wanker

slang A humorous pejorative for a pilot or crewmember of an aerial refueling craft of the Royal Air Force. Primarily heard in UK. A: "My dad was in the RAF for seven years." B: "Yeah, but he never flew in any battles. He was just a tanker wanker!"
See also: tanker

tanker

n. a drinker; a drunkard. When I came into the bar, a few tankers were in the back.
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