cobber

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noun cob·ber \ˈkȯ-bər\

Definition of cobber

Australia and New Zealand

  1. :  buddy

Examples of cobber in a sentence

  1. remembering his mates and cobbers back home

Origin and Etymology of cobber

perhaps from British dialect (Suffolk) cob to take a liking to someone


First Known Use: 1893


COBBER Defined for English Language Learners

cobber

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noun cob·ber \ˈkȯ-bər\

Definition of cobber for English Language Learners

  • : a male friend

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