Informal. a person who inhabits, works in, or is exceptionally familiar with swamps.
a general assistant or laborer; menial.
a person who trims felled trees into logs at a logging camp or sawmill.
Citizens Band Radio Slang. a motorist or truck driver, especially one using a CB radio.
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How to use swamper in a sentence
The swamper dashed the moisture from his eyes and summoned a look of stubborn resolve.Bonaventure | George Washington Cable
The principal tavern there stands on that corner of the court-house square to which the swamper would naturally come first.Bonaventure | George Washington Cable
But what Sam was, in the opinion of the swamper, Val never learned, for at that moment Ricky burst from between two bushes.
The swamper's face was bruised and there was a smear of dried blood across one cheek as if he had already been roughly handled.
Sam had started for the house, carrying Jeems as if the long-legged swamper was the same age and size as his own small son.
British Dictionary definitions for swamper
a person who lives or works in a swampy region, esp in the southern US
a person who clears a swamp of trees and undergrowth or who clears a path in a forest for transporting logs
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