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

Origin of stamper

First recorded in 1350–1400, stamper is from the Middle English word stampere. See stamp, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Now the stamper picks up his tongs quickly, shouts loudly to Pump, Hammer up, there!

  • This he does with such rapidity that one stamper can stamp four thousand wires, equivalent to eight thousand needles, in an hour.

    Knowledge is Power:

    Charles Knight

  • The ore to be treated is first calcined, then put through a rock-breaker or stamper battery in a perfectly dry state.

    Getting Gold

    J. C. F. Johnson

  • Near Stamper's Hook he came upon a detachment of Berlaymont's force, routed them, and took a couple of hundred prisoners.

  • One stamper spoils more dies in a year than another will in ten and often gets his work sent back, while the other does never.