One who, or that which, strikes; specifically, a blacksmith's helper who wields the sledge.
- One who strikes, as an employee on strike against an employer.
- One that strikes, as the clapper in a bell or the firing pin in a gun.
- A harpoon.
- One who uses a harpoon; a harpooner.
- An enlisted person in usually intensive training for a naval technical rating.
- Sports A forward on a soccer team.