whiffler


1whif·fler

noun \ˈhwi-flər, ˈwi-\

Definition of WHIFFLER

British
:  one that clears the way for a procession

Origin of WHIFFLER

alteration of earlier wifler, from obsolete wifle battle-ax
First Known Use: 1539

Rhymes with WHIFFLER

2whif·fler

noun \ˈhwi-f(ə-)lər, ˈwi-\

Definition of WHIFFLER

1
:  a person who frequently changes opinions or course
2
:  a person who uses shifts and evasions in argument

Origin of WHIFFLER

whiffle
First Known Use: 1607

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