cobber

noun
cob·​ber | \ ˈkȯ-bər How to pronounce cobber (audio) \

Definition of cobber

Australia and New Zealand
: buddy

Examples of cobber in a Sentence

remembering his mates and cobbers back home

First Known Use of cobber

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cobber

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

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“Cobber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cobber. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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cobber

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cobber

Australia + New Zealand, informal : a male friend

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