EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvæmpə(ɹ)/
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Etymology 1Edit

vamp +‎ -er

NounEdit

vamper (plural vampers)

  1. One who vamps; one who creates or repairs by piecing old things together; a cobbler.
    • 1833, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), The Gallery of Portraits: With Memoirs, Charles Knight, London, page 98:
      Cibber, a vamper of other men’s plays, has borrowed from it his favourite Nonjuror, and applied it to the purposes of a political party.

Etymology 2Edit

Compare vaunt.

VerbEdit

vamper (third-person singular simple present vampers, present participle vampering, simple past and past participle vampered)

  1. (Britain, Scotland, dialect) To swagger; to make an ostentatious show.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jamieson to this entry?)

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

vamper

  1. to vamp (seduce)

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