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champers

[sham-perz]
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noun British Slang.
  1. champagne(def 1).

Origin of champers

First recorded in 1950–55; champ(agne) + -ers
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Examples from the Web for champers

Historical Examples

  • There was a double meaning in the query, and Champers caught both.

    Winning the Wilderness

    Margaret Hill McCarter

  • “Now, see here, Mr. Smith,” Champers said with slow sternness.

    Winning the Wilderness

    Margaret Hill McCarter

  • Champers seemed to take the cheery tone as a personal matter.

    Winning the Wilderness

    Margaret Hill McCarter

  • She had instinctively distrusted Darley Champers from their first meeting.

    Winning the Wilderness

    Margaret Hill McCarter

  • When the matter was concluded, Darley Champers rose to his feet.

    Winning the Wilderness

    Margaret Hill McCarter


British Dictionary definitions for champers

champers

noun
  1. a slang name for champagne
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