[ stam-per ]


  1. a person or thing that stamps.
  2. (in a post office) an employee who applies postmarks and cancels postage stamps.
  3. a pestle, especially one in a stamp mill.
  4. a mold, usually of metal, from which disk recordings are pressed.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of stamper1

First recorded in 1350–1400, stamper is from the Middle English word stampere. See stamp, -er 1
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Example Sentences

His assistant manager, DOUG STAMPER, is agitated, pacing back and forth, while UNDERWOOD calmly eats a breadstick.

STAMPER nods—we see the briefest flicker of fear in his eyes, but it is immediately replaced with resolve.

We saw a relationship of sorts form between her and Doug Stamper.

Graham won his last race by 15 points, but Stamper is not certain to face-off against him.

But what those hospitable South Carolinians have not heard about is Jay Stamper.

I have not seen anything of Hookie for about 12 months, nor Stamper.

This would be the signal for Terry Stamper, the devil, to go across to Vielhaber's and fetch a pail of beer.

Stamper, another Patricia who was captured at the same time as Edwards, has recently been exchanged and is now in England.

The relief stamper belongs to the upper class of factory girl.

Very often the stamper will throw down his tongs and walk off.





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