Swabber definition

swŏbər
A person who uses a swab.
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A swab or mop.
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(slang) A sailor.
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One who uses a swab.
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One who swabs a floor or deck.
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(nautical, historical) An interior officer on British warships, responsible for seeing that the ship was kept clean.
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(card games) Four privileged cards, formerly used in betting in whist.
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A device for swabbing.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of swabber - swobber

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
swabber
Plural:
swabbers

Origin of swabber

  • swab +"Ž -er

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