- a close fellow male friend; chum; pal.
Origin of cobber
Related Words for cobbercrony, cohort, comrade, sidekick, buddy, associate, chum, confidante, brother, companion, mate, bud, partner, confidant, pal, ally, cobber
Examples from the Web for cobber
Contemporary Examples of cobber
Cobber's smell was not as universally endearing as his sound, although I always liked it.
By the end of the day, Cobber had won him over too, and it was that boy who walked Cobber out of the classroom to my wife's car.
He isolated himself, crossed his arms, refused even to look at Cobber.
I rested my hand again on Cobber's head - and the wrongness was stronger.
Cobber had a way of identifying the one non-dog-lover among any group of visitors to our house.
Historical Examples of cobber
Cobber, I already own a joint there—a nice one, they tell me.
"Heart like a steel trap, cobber," he said, almost approvingly.
Put a uniform on some men and they begin to believe they're cops, eh, cobber?
Did you think we'd let you go without seeing you off, cobber?
Cobber was a little man, but he was no stranger to violence and he had the weapons.Tangle Hold
F. L. Wallace
- Australian and NZ informal a friend; mate: used as a term of address to males