Definition of Plumper

1. n. One who, or that which, plumps or swells out something else; hence, something carried in the mouth to distend the cheeks.



Definition of Plumper

1. Adjective. (comparative of plump) ¹

2. Noun. One who plumps or swells out something else. ¹

3. Noun. That which plumps or swells out something else. ¹

4. Noun. Hence, something carried in the mouth to distend the cheeks. ¹

5. Noun. In elections, a vote given to one candidate only, when two or more are to be elected, thus giving him or her the advantage over the others; a person who gives his or her vote thus is said to plump, or to plump his or her vote. ¹

6. Noun. A voter who plumps his or her vote. ¹

7. Noun. A downright, unqualified lie. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plumper

1. a heavy fall [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumper

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Literary usage of Plumper

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1. The Life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce, Samuel Wilberforce (1838)
"... in allusion to the watchword of the great election, " Milton a plumper," " I myself if I had a vote would give your quondam opponent a plumper for it. ..."

2. Four Years in British Columbia and Vancouver Island: An Account of Their by Richard Charles Mayne (1862)
"IN February,, received my appointment as Lieutenant to HMS 'plumper,' then at Portsmouth, fitting out for service at Vancouver Island. ..."

3. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1822)
"plumper, by Election, 8st. ... Euphrates, by Quiz, 5 yrs old 1 Five to 2 on plumper.—Won cleverly. ..."

4. Modern American Tanning: A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Leather (1910)
"QUEBRACHO NOT A GOOD plumper. Some tan liquors make leather firm and hard, but quebracho being a sweet tan tends to make the leather pliable instead of hard ..."

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