See also: Capper

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English capper; equivalent to cap +‎ -er.

NounEdit

capper (plural cappers)

  1. One who caps.
  2. A device or person that applies caps, as to bullets or bottles.
  3. A person that makes or sells caps.
  4. A finale; something that "caps it all off".
    Synonyms: cherry on the cake, icing on the cake
    • 2008, Jerry 'The King' Lawler, It's Good To Be The King...: Sometimes
      And the capper of it all was, Stacy flew back to Memphis to see me for a day and try to settle our divorce with a one-on-one meeting.
    • 2009, February 1, “Joe Queenan”, in Super Bowl Suits[1]:
      The real capper is when St. John starts fawning over Hugh Hefner, host of the finest Super Bowl party known to man, musing: “The question isn’t whether Hef is the hippest octogenarian on the planet.
  5. (US, slang, dated) A by-bidder; a decoy for gamblers.
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Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviated form of capture +‎ -er.

NounEdit

capper (plural cappers)

  1. (Internet slang) A person who records a television broadcast to their computer.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cappe +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capper (plural cappers)

  1. capper (maker of caps or other headgear)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: capper

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