MEANING: noun: A banker who engages in dishonest or illegal behavior.

ETYMOLOGY: A blend of banker + gangster. From the derogatory suffix -ster which also gave us poetaster, mathematicaster, and philosophaster. Earliest documented use: 1893.

BLANKSTER - Scrabble maven

BALKSTER - a singularly inept pitcher

BANKSITER - Feng Shui expert for the Bank of Nippon, who helps decide where new branches should be located