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vanner

[van-er] /ˈvæn ər/
noun
1.
the owner or driver of a van, especially one of customized design.
Origin of vanner
1970-1975
1970-75; van2 + -er1
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  • The Frue vanner will, as a rule, act well when the pulp is sufficiently and consistently fine.

    Getting Gold J. C. F. Johnson
  • The Frue vanner will, as a rule, act well when the pulp is sufficiently fine.

    Getting Gold J. C. F. Johnson
  • The vanner reported his black tin as containing 70 per cent.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
  • The blanket table, too, gives place at the modern mine to the "vanner," of which there are several varieties.

  • For there was no sounder opinion in Lowshire on a brood mare or a two-year-old "vanner" than Roger.

    Notwithstanding Mary Cholmondeley
Slang definitions & phrases for vanner

vanner

noun

A person who drives a van, esp as a symbol of a somewhat alienated and independent social attitude: A vanner is tough to put your finger on. Some are former bikers (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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