- The definition of a cobber is Australian slang for a friend.
An example of a cobber is someone a person has been close to his whole life.
cobber definition by Webster's New World
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Austral., Slang a close companion; comrade
Origin: probably ; from Classical Hebrew (language) (via Yiddish) chaver, comrade
cobber definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A pal; a buddy.
Origin: Possibly from dialectal cob, to take a liking to.