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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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British Dictionary definitions for gobblers

gobbler

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

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 gobblers

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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