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cribber

[ krib-er ]

noun

  1. a person who cribs.
  2. a horse that practices cribbing. cribbing.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cribber1

First recorded in 1695–1705; crib + -er 1

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Example Sentences

Cribber has a lovely home, and a devoted wife, who has long been one of my wife's best friends.

There's Cribber, for example, has become quite infatuated over the races, and loses no opportunity of going when the season is on.

The vote-cribber acknowledges the compliment by filling his glass and drinking to the Judge.

"Tom is about to leave us," says the old sailor, by way of diverting the vote-cribber's attention.

This admonition of the vote-cribber had a deeper effect on the feelings of the inebriate than was indicated by his outward manner.

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