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Dobber vs Dubber - What's the difference?

dobber | dubber |

As nouns the difference between dobber and dubber

is that dobber is (us) a tool used to play bingo; a dauber while dubber is one who dubs, or gives a name.




(en noun)
  • (US) A tool used to play bingo; a dauber.
  • (UK, derogatory) A member of the working class in Scotland who is seen as undereducated, with poor taste, especially in clothes, and poor social skills; closely connected to chav .
  • (Australia, UK, derogatory) One who dobs (informs against or implicates to authority).
  • Nikki is such a dobber , she told the teacher that I hit Karen in the playground.
  • * 1999 , William De Maria, Deadly Disclosures: Whistleblowing and the Ethical Meltdown of Australia , page 16,
  • In awakening us to our powerlessness, whistleblowers produce all sorts of crisscrossed emotions. Should we respond to them as truth-bearing ethical citizens, or spiteful, griping dobbers ?
  • * 2010 , Lisa Heidke, What Kate Did Next , page 125,
  • ‘Not only that,’ Graeme continued, ‘but Simone?s a dobber' – and no-one likes a ' dobber , do they, K?’
  • * 2011 , James Morton, Susanna Lobez, Gangland Melbourne , page 95,
  • The question was whether the dobber had simply dobbed or whether he had planted the weapons.
  • (British, informal) Any small electronic device that plugs directly into a larger one, such as a wireless scoring system in fencing or a USB mass storage device.
  • (British, chiefly, dialect) A large marble.
  • (US, regional) A float (as used by an angler).
  • * 2007 , William G. Tapply, Trout Eyes: True Tales of Adventure, Travel, and Fly-Fishing , page 191,
  • In attaching this dobber or float, tie it on as short a tippet as you can manage and attach it to the leader from four to six feet above the nymph.
  • A dabchick.
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    (en noun)
  • One who dubs, or gives a name.
  • * 2002 , Peter R. Coss, Maurice Hugh Keen, Heraldry, Pageantry, and Social Display in Medieval England (page 199)
  • thus to knight someone lacking in virtue dishonoured the dubber .
  • A person who records or adds a dubbed soundtrack to a film
  • A globular vessel or bottle of leather, used in India to hold ghee, oil, etc.
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