Meaning of LAPPER in English

I. ˈlapə(r) noun

( -s )

Etymology: lap (IV) + -er

: one that laps food or drink with the tongue

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: lap (II) + -er


a. : one that wraps or folds

b. : one that converts fiber into laps


a. : one that dimensions, smooths, or polishes with a lap

b. : lap III 2

c. : a textile worker who handles laps

III. verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

Etymology: alteration of lopper (I)

chiefly Scotland : coagulate , clot , curdle — used especially of milk

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