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English noun: tapper

1. tapper (person) a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks


Broader (hypernym)publican, tavern keeper

2. tapper (person) a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly

SamplesFinger tappers irritated her.

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

3. tapper (person) a worker who uses a tap to cut screw threads

Broader (hypernym)worker

4. tapper (person) someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire

Synonymsphone tapper, wiretapper

Broader (hypernym)eavesdropper

5. tapper (person) a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes

Synonymstap dancer

Broader (hypernym)dancer, professional dancer, terpsichorean

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