tapper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tap +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

tapper ‎(plural tappers)

  1. One who taps.
    • Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers
      A low tap was heard at the room door. Mr. Bob Sawyer looked expressively at his friend, and bade the tapper come in []
  2. A tap-dancer.
  3. A phone tapper or wiretapper.
  4. (baseball slang) A weakly hit ground ball.
  5. (US) A tapster.
  6. (telegraphy) In early wireless telegraphs, a device used to shake loose the filings of a coherer.
  7. (Britain, dialect) The lesser spotted woodpecker.

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapper

  1. plural indefinite of tap

Verb[edit]

tapper

  1. present tense of tappe