Definitions for tapper

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. tapster, tapper(noun)

    a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks

  2. tapper(noun)

    a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly

    "finger tappers irritated her"

  3. tapper(noun)

    a worker who uses a tap to cut screw threads

  4. tapper, wiretapper, phone tapper(noun)

    someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire

  5. tap dancer, tapper(noun)

    a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. tapper(Noun)

    One who taps

  2. tapper(Noun)

    A tap-dancer

  3. tapper(Noun)

    A phone tapper or wiretapper

  4. tapper(Noun)

    A tapster

  5. tapper(Noun)

    In early wireless telegraphs, a device used to shake loose the filings of a coherer.

  6. tapper(Noun)

    The lesser spotted woodpecker.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Tapper(noun)

    the lesser spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopus minor); -- called also tapperer, tabberer, little wood pie, barred woodpecker, wood tapper, hickwall, and pump borer

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Tapper

    Tapper, also known as Root Beer Tapper, is a 1983 arcade game released by Bally Midway. The goal of the game is to serve beer and collect empty mugs and tips.

The Standard Electrical DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Tapper

    The key used in single needle telegraph transmitters. It comprises two flat springs L, E, each with a handle, normally pressed upward against one contact bar Z, and when pressed down by the operator making contact against a lower bar C when messages are to be transmitted. A double tapper, such as shown, is used for each instrument. Synonyms--Double Tapper Key--Pedal Key.

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