Definition of Swiper

1. Noun. One who, or that which, swipes. ¹



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Definition of Swiper

1. one who sweeps for old anchors [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swiper

swinishness
swinishnesses
swink
swinked
swinker
swinkers
swinking
swinks
swinney
swinneys
swipe
swipeable
swipecard
swipecards
swiped
swiper (current term)
swipers
swipes
swipey
swipier
swipiest
swiping
swiple
swiples
swipper
swipple
swipples
swire
swires
swirl

Literary usage of Swiper

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1. The Australian Edition of the Selected Works of Marcus Clarke, Together with by Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke, Hamilton Mackinnon (1890)
"Mr. swiper was not in at present, but would be here probably in an hour. ... Oh yes, they had seen Mr. swiper at ten o'clock with two gentlemen. ..."

2. The Speaker's Favorite: Or, Best Things for Entertainments, for Home, Church by Frank Honywell Fenno (1893)
"swiper. (Takes out his handkerchief and attempts to snivel. ... And now, brother swiper, when we divide, I think I shall take the mansion house. swiper. ..."

3. Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes (1913)
"shouts the swiper. " Whose name is next on the list ? ... Oh, do let the swiper go in," chorus the boys; so Tom yields against his better judgment. ..."

4. The Australian Edition of the Selected Works of Marcus Clarke, Together with by Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke, Hamilton Mackinnon (1890)
"Mr. swiper was not in at present, but would be here probably in an hour. ... Oh yes, they had seen Mr. swiper at ten o'clock with two gentlemen. ..."

5. The Speaker's Favorite: Or, Best Things for Entertainments, for Home, Church by Frank Honywell Fenno (1893)
"swiper. (Takes out his handkerchief and attempts to snivel. ... And now, brother swiper, when we divide, I think I shall take the mansion house. swiper. ..."

6. Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes (1913)
"shouts the swiper. " Whose name is next on the list ? ... Oh, do let the swiper go in," chorus the boys; so Tom yields against his better judgment. ..."

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