noun \ˈpī-kər\

Definition of PIKER

:  one who gambles or speculates with small amounts of money
:  one who does things in a small way; also :  tightwad, cheapskate

Examples of PIKER

  1. <don't be such a piker—live it up a little while you're on vacation!>

Origin of PIKER

pike to play cautiously, of unknown origin
First Known Use: circa 1889

Rhymes with PIKER


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