Dobber
Dobber Dob"ber, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) See {Dabchick}. [1913 Webster]

2. A float to a fishing line. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster]


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  • dobber — Dabchick Dab chick (d[a^]b ch[i^]k ), n. [For dabchick. See {Dap}, {Dip}, cf. {Dipchick}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small water bird ({Podilymbus podiceps}), allied to the grebes, remarkable for its quickness in diving; called also {dapchick}, {dobchick},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • dobber — Someone who is acting dumb, stupid, silly. Lifted from a TV show. Quit being such a dobber …   Dictionary of american slang

  • dobber — Someone who is acting dumb, stupid, silly. Lifted from a TV show. Quit being such a dobber …   Dictionary of american slang

  • dobber — Noun. 1. A penis. 2. An idiot, a contemptible person. 3. Something very large. E.g. I ve never seen a pizza so big, it was a real dobber, and we could only eat half of it between six of us. Northern use 4. An informer, a teller of tales. From dob …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • dobber — /ˈdɒbə/ (say dobuh) noun Colloquial an informer; telltale. Also, dobber in. {dob + b + er1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dobber — /dob euhr/, n. a float for a fishing line; bob. [1800 10, Amer.; < D: float, buoy] * * * …   Universalium

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