Robert vs Robber - What's the difference?

robert | robber |


As a proper noun robert

is (label) , equivalent to french and english (robert).

As a noun robber is

a person who robs.

robert

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * : Act I, Scene I:
  • My brother Robert'? Old Sir ' Robert' s son? / Colbrand the giant, that same mighty man?
  • * 1984 , Brothers and Keepers: A Memoir , Mariner Books, 2005, ISBN 0618509631, page 93
  • I hadn't even considered names for a girl. Robby it would be. Robert' Douglas. Where the Douglas came from is another story, but the '''Robert''' came from me because I liked the sound. '''Robert''' was formal, dignified, important. ' Robert . And that was nearly as nice as as the chance I'd have to call my little brother Rob and Robby.
  • Usage notes

    * One of the most common English given names since the Norman Conquest.

    robber

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who robs.
  • Hyponyms

    * bank robber * mugger

    Hypernyms

    * thief

    Derived terms

    * robber baron * robber crab * robber fly * robber gull