Lapper vs Lepper - What's the difference?

lapper | lepper |

As nouns the difference between lapper and lepper

is that lapper is one who laps liquid, who takes liquid in with the tongue while lepper is .

As a verb lapper

is to make a gentle splashing sound, as the sound of flowing water.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • One who laps liquid, who takes liquid in with the tongue.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1913 , author=William Atherton Du Puy , title= Uncle Sam, Wonder Worker , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=? , passage=...that recipient of the favors and caresses of the hearthstone, that lapper of milk from the national saucer, the cat.}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1827 , author=? , title=Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=470 , passage=The pupils of the modern school discover in [the lion] but the crafty, cruel, and cowardly lapper of blood.}}
  • (in combination'') something (especially a race) that is a stated number of laps e.g. ''a 25-lapper
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=2001 , author=Tim Bongard , title= Richard Petty: The Cars of the King , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=? , passage=...Richard Petty Private Collection outran Buck Baker's '62 Chrysler to win the 200-lapper. One week later, Jim Paschal finished second to race winner Junior.}}
  • (sports) A competitor who is one lap behind another, in the same race, and hence physically in front.
  • * June 2006 , - Stanton Tops Formula Pacific Podium In Fourth Round Of AFM Racing At Thunderhill
  • After he tangled with the lapper I thought, ‘Man, that sucks’,” Dorsey explained. “Then I realized I was in the lead! I was going to just cruise home..
  • A mechanism that overlaps material to make it thicker; a lapping cylinder or lapping machine
  • (sailing) A headsail that overlaps the mast.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make a gentle splashing sound, as the sound of flowing water.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1900? , author=S.R. Crockett , title=The Red Axe , chapter=XXXVII citation , isbn=0543961451 , page=238 , passage=There was mockery of our foolhardy enterprise in the soft whispering sough of the water, as I heard it lapper beneath the ferry-boat that lay ready to cross to the other side.}}


    * ---- ==Jèrriais==


  • to lap (a liquid)
  • Synonyms

    * (l)




    (en noun)
  • A horse that jumps well.
  • * 1899 , Banjo Paterson,
  • He's the king of all the leppers that was ever seen to lep,
    A five-foot fence -- he'd clear it in a hop!
  • (cattle) A type of Texas Longhorn, a subgroup of Butler cattle.
  • Usage notes

    This term may have been used in Commonwealth English circles. ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==


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