- a person or thing that grabs.
- Slang. something attention-getting or sensational.
Origin of grabber
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Examples from the Web for grabber
All declared that Sara, with many shortcomings, was neither a poacher nor a grabber.Robert Orange
John Oliver Hobbes
I know that kind; we had it in plenty at Deeside, but a 'grabber,' and a 'grabber' of the worst type.Leonore Stubbs
L. B. Walford
And you were no grabber yourself, I suppose, till your land and all you had grabbed wore away from you!
Twenty or more of the students in that area at the time had important enough connections to class as grabber bait.Legacy
James H Schmitz
Just then an unseen hand made a grab at Young's hat—off it went; and the grabber dodged out of sight in the crowd and darkness.The Adventures of a Freshman
Jesse Lynch Williams