Definition of Scrapper

1. Noun. Someone who fights (or is fighting).


Definition of Scrapper

1. Noun. A person who disposes of scraps. ¹

2. Noun. A person who fights doggedly, who exhibits indomitable will. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrapper

1. a fighter [n -S] - See also: fighter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrapper

scrat

Literary usage of Scrapper

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1. Training for Store Service: The Vocational Experiences and Training of by Lucile Eaves (1920)
"8 The Department scrapper. A quarrelsome person cannot hope for a favorable report from the official in charge of her section of the store. ..."

2. Training for Store Service: The Vocational Experiences and Training of by Lucile Eaves (1920)
"8 The Department scrapper. A quarrelsome person cannot hope for a favorable report from the official in charge of her section of the store. ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
""Sure," responds Bill, "but say, I noticed old scrapper is a little lame yet in that off shoulder—he fell with me last time, you know. ..."

4. The National Sporting Club Past and Present by Arthur Frederick Bettinson, William Outram Tristram (1902)
"In days of yore, that is to say when Langham presided over an establishment for teaching people how to use their hands, a certain scrapper used to frequent ..."

5. Getting a Start: First Aids to Success by Nathaniel Clark Fowler (1915)
"Don't be of the opposite genus,—the scrapper, —the fellow with a self-placed chip on his shoulder, daring small men to knock it off. ..."

6. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Vide scrapper. Tom O'Connell and Bob Banner had a scrap on last Tuesday afternoon at Chipeta Park. Six rounds were fought, ..."

7. A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry by Albert Hill Fay (1920)
"See scrapper. May also refer to a man who breaks and removes heavy scrap in cast ... (Willcox) scrapper. 1. One who removes scrap from bin, cast house, ..."

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