lak·​er ˈlā-kər How to pronounce laker (audio)
: one associated with a lake
especially : a fish (such as a lake trout) living in or taken from a lake

Examples of laker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s always been my dream to be a laker 💜💛 — 35 (@Chriswood_5) September 6, 2023 The team has 14 players under contract with three others on two-way deals. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 6 Sep. 2023 While other states reduced chinook plants, the Wisconsin DNR kept chinook stocking constant but cut lakers and browns. Paul A. Smith, Journal Sentinel, 16 Feb. 2023 Those changes — a bag limit of one laker over 20 inches with a bait restriction of no live minnows — could be adopted as early as next month before winter lake trout season ends March 31. Tony Kennedy, Star Tribune, 19 Feb. 2021 So, the next time you jig or troll up a few lakers, put them on ice and give this recipe a try. Cosmo Genova, Field & Stream, 28 Apr. 2020 In a change this year, the USFWS has opted not to stock lake trout in the mid-lake reef complex and instead will plant the fish, about 375,000 lakers, onshore at Kewaunee and Manitowoc. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 15 Apr. 2020 Leave the panfish wands and the walleye sticks at home when chasing lakers. Outdoor Life, 20 Dec. 2019 As executive director of the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, which owns and manages the Irvin, Townsend emphatically maintains the 81-year-old laker will not miss another season, despite being sidelined for the past two. Peter Passi / Forum News Service, Twin Cities, 5 Sep. 2019 There are 30-and 40-pound redfin lakers caught regularly near Isle Royale in Michigan waters. John Myers, Twin Cities, 12 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of laker was in 1823

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“Laker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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