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packer

[pak-er] /ˈpæk ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that packs.
2.
a person who engages in packing as an occupation or business, especially a person who packs food for market:
a fruit packer.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see pack1, -er1
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  • He helped the packers appear in two super bowls, winning super bowl xxxi.
  • The packers led the nfl in points scored as well as fewest points scored against.
British Dictionary definitions for packers

packer

/ˈpækə/
noun
1.
a person or company whose business is to pack goods, esp food: a meat packer
2.
a person or machine that packs
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Word Origin and History for packers

packer

n.

mid-14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from pack (v.).

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packers in Medicine

packer pack·er (pāk'ər)
n.

  1. An instrument for tamponing.

  2. See plugger.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Slang definitions & phrases for packers

packer

noun

A male homosexual: There were a few packers at the party last night

[1980s+ Students; fr homosexual slang pack fudge, ''do anal intercourse,'' found by the 1940s]


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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