wapper

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

wapper (plural wappers)

  1. (UK, dialect) A gudgeon.

Etymology 2[edit]

Frequentative of wap; compare German dialect wappern, wippern, to move up and down, to rock.

Verb[edit]

wapper (third-person singular simple present wappers, present participle wappering, simple past and past participle wappered)

  1. To cause to shake; to move tremulously, as from weakness; to totter.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wapper

  1. first-person singular present indicative of wapperen
  2. imperative of wapperen