tapper

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See also: Tapper and täpper

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tap +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tapper (plural tappers)

  1. One who makes a tapping noise.
  2. A tap-dancer.
  3. A phone tapper or wiretapper.
  4. (baseball slang) A weakly hit ground ball.
  5. (telegraphy) In early wireless telegraphs, a device used to shake loose the filings of a coherer.
  6. (Britain, dialect) The lesser spotted woodpecker.
  7. (US) A tapster.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapper

  1. indefinite plural of tap

Verb[edit]

tapper

  1. present of tappe

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapper

  1. Alternative form of taper