Vamper vs Tamper - What's the difference?

vamper | tamper |


As nouns the difference between vamper and tamper

is that vamper is one who vamps; one who creates or repairs by piecing old things together; a cobbler while tamper is a person or thing that tamps.

As verbs the difference between vamper and tamper

is that vamper is (uk|scotland|dialect) to swagger; to make an ostentatious show while tamper is to alter by making unauthorized changes; to meddle.

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vamper

English

Etymology 1

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who vamps; one who creates or repairs by piecing old things together; a cobbler.
  • Etymology 2

    Compare (vaunt).

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (UK, Scotland, dialect) To swagger; to make an ostentatious show.
  • (Jamieson)

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    tamper

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person or thing that tamps.
  • A tool used to tamp something down, such as tobacco in a pipe.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To alter by making unauthorized changes; to meddle.
  • (in professional sports) To discuss future contracts against league rules with a player.