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champers

[sham-perz] /ˈʃæm pərz/
noun, British Slang.
1.
champagne (def 1).
Origin of champers
1950-1955
1950-55; champ(agne) + -ers
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  • “Serves her right,” he said in a tone so brutal that champers remembered it.

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  • There was a double meaning in the query, and champers caught both.

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  • So champers thought as he watched Asher Aydelot walk out of the room.

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  • “Now, see here, Mr. Smith,” champers said with slow sternness.

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  • Stock in the new venture sold rapidly, and nobody ever knew how much clear profit came to champers & Co. from this venture.

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  • champers seemed to take the cheery tone as a personal matter.

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  • champers—Darley champers,” and the dealer in land shoved a soiled card across the table.

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  • When the matter was concluded, Darley champers rose to his feet.

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  • As Carey passed the register he read the latest entry there, and like champers he too drew his own conclusions.

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  • Who draws the line between the worthy and the unworthy, Mr. champers?

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British Dictionary definitions for champers

champers

/ˈʃæmpəz/
noun
1.
a slang name for champagne
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