A panzer man refers to a soldier who was a member of the German army during World War II and who fought like one of the armored tanks. An individual who is referred to as a panzer man is often seen as a killing machine.
The word "panzer" typically refers to any type of armor, whether it is body armor or armor used on a vehicle. It can also be used to refer to the thick protective shell or hide on an animal that protects it from its enemies. Panzer is derived from the French word "pantex," which means "belly."