Definition of Grabbler

1. one that grabbles [n -S] - See also: grabbles



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grabbler

grabable
grabbable
grabbag
grabbags
grabbed
grabber
grabbers
grabbier
grabbiest
grabbiness
grabbing
grabbingly
grabble
grabbled
grabbler (current term)
grabblers
grabbles
grabbling
grabby
graben
grabens
grabfest
grabfests
grabs
grac't
grace-cup
grace and favour
grace cup

Literary usage of Grabbler

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1869)
"... -grabbler" ["gou- ber" for gopher, pea-nut — a nut which is exceedingly abundant in that State]. For no particular reason that I am ware of, ..."

2. Old Times in West Tennessee: Reminiscences, Semi-historic, of Pioneer Life by Joseph S. Williams (1873)
"We Irad to pass through it in getting to the cabin we occupied, and he was an expert grabbler. He had a quick eye in discovering the best hills. ..."

3. Warmwater Fisheries: Symposium I (1991) edited by James L. Cooper, R. H. Hamre (1999)
"... the mystery of brown water swirling around a tethered old boat, the stealth of a grabbler as he probes the undercut bank with his hands for catfish, ..."

4. A Tallahassee Girl by Maurice Thompson (1909)
"Cl'ar de way dar fur de gentlem carriage, yo' lazy goober-grabbler!" shouted the aristocrat. " What fo' yo' stop dar! Whip up dat calf, an' git to yo' place ..."

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