Meaning of spanker
Pronunciation: (spang'kur), [key]
- a fore-and-aft sail on the aftermost lower mast of a sailing vessel having three or more masts. See diag. undership.
- a designation given to the mast abaft a mizzenmast, usually the aftermost mast in any vessel.
- a smartly moving person or animal, esp. a fast horse.
- something remarkably fine.
- spanker (Thesaurus)