lapper

noun (1)
lap·​per | \ ˈla-pər How to pronounce lapper (audio) \
plural lappers

Definition of lapper

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a race having a specified number of laps used in combination The last Superstars 100-lapper is being considered the best short track race in the history of the Speedway …— Ronnie White

lapper

noun (2)
plural lappers

Definition of lapper (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that laps up food or drink with the tongue More than one reviewer noted that Carey's cat, first seen when her character is a little girl, must be the Methuselah of pets—or a longtime lapper of Geritol-flavored Fancy Feast.— Mike Clark

First Known Use of lapper

Noun (1)

1910, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1606, in the meaning defined above

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“Lapper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lapper. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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