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whiffler

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noun whif·fler \ˈhwi-flər, ˈwi-\

Definition of whiffler

British

  1. :  one that clears the way for a procession

Origin and Etymology of whiffler

alteration of earlier wifler, from obsolete wifle battle-ax


First Known Use: 1539


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whiffler

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noun whif·fler \ˈhwi-f(ə-)lər, ˈwi-\

Definition of whiffler

  1. 1 :  a person who frequently changes opinions or course

  2. 2 :  a person who uses shifts and evasions in argument

Origin and Etymology of whiffler

whiffle


First Known Use: 1607

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