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gobbler1

[gob-ler] /ˈgɒb lər/
noun
1.
a male turkey.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; gobble2 + -er1

gobbler2

[gob-ler] /ˈgɒb lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that gobbles or consumes voraciously or quickly:
a gobbler of science fiction.
Origin
1745-55; gobble1 + -er1
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Examples from the web for gobbler
  • Thus, he takes the easy route by stealing a plump gobbler from a nearby farmhouse.
  • Unless absolutely necessary, don't use a gobbler call.
  • If a gobbler has a buddy, they tend to be more aggressive.
  • They're more apt to try to kick that gobbler off that hen.
  • We were trying to get to a saddle ahead of the gobbler when a hen started yelping.
  • Avoid hunting the same gobbler as your hunting companion or other hunters.
  • The same colors as a gobbler's head, they may draw a hunter's fire.
  • Too much calling later in the season can turn a lonely gobbler into a wary one.
  • These are gobbler head colors and are used by hunters to differentiate between a gobbler and a hen.
  • The daily bag limit would be one gobbler, and the season limit would be two gobblers.
British Dictionary definitions for gobbler

gobbler

/ˈɡɒblə/
noun
1.
(informal) a male turkey
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Word Origin and History for gobbler
n.

1737, "turkey cock," agent noun from gobble (v.2). As "one who eats greedily" 1755, from gobble (v.1).

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Slang definitions & phrases for gobbler

gobbler

noun

A person who does fellatio or cunnilingus (1920s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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