Definition of Tapists

1. tapist [n] - See also: tapist



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapists

tapioca pearl
tapioca plant
tapioca pudding
tapioca puddings
tapioca starch
tapiocas
tapir
tapir mouth
tapiroid
tapirs
tapis
tapiser
tapisers
tapises
tapist
tapists (current term)
taplash
taplashes
tapless
taplitumomab
tapoa tafa
tapotement
tapotements
tappa
tappable
tappas
tapped
tapped out
tappee
tappees

Literary usage of Tapists

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

1. Mohun: Or, The Last Days of Lee and His Paladins : Final Memoirs of a Staff by John Esten Cooke (1869)
"Messieurs, the red tapists, were evidently not in the least bit of a hurry—and hat in hand I awaited their good pleasure. n. THE "DOOMED CITY. ..."

2. The Nineteenth Century (1892)
"It is all very well for red-tapists and ... and tapists of every other colour and creed to turn up their eyes at the above suggestions, and say that we must ..."

3. Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover by Doran (John) (1875)
"The red-tapists, however, acknowledged no law under such circumstances but that of their Electoral lord and master, and that law they would not permit to be ..."

4. Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover by Doran (John) (1875)
"... and endeavoured to convince them both as men and as ministers^AS human beings and as mere official red-tapists, that he was authorised to continue his ..."

5. Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover by Doran (John) (1855)
"The red-tapists, however, acknowledged no law under such circumstances, but that of their electoral lord and master, and that law they would not permit to ..."

6. The Table-talk of Shirley [pseud.]: Reminiscences of and Letters from Froude by John Skelton (1895)
"It was the great tapists we were seekin' that day. They live on the ootside reefs, ... Only the great tapists—the sea-lions on Cann- riva—were snappin' and ..."

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