capper


cap·per

noun \ˈka-pər\

Definition of CAPPER

1
:  one that caps: as
a :  a device that fits caps on bottles
b :  finale, climax, clincher
2
:  a lure or decoy especially in an illicit or questionable activity :  shill

Examples of CAPPER

  1. <the capper to the campaign rally was an appearance by the candidate himself>
  2. <she was smart, she was pretty, but here's the capper—she was kind, unlike the other girls>

First Known Use of CAPPER

1587

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: cappie
Previous Word in the Dictionary: cappelletti
All Words Near: capper

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up capper? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).