2. Noun. one who tools leather ¹
3. Noun. a criminal who defrauds a fruit machine and steals the money inside. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Tooler
1. one that tools [n -S] - See also: tools
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tooler
Literary usage of Tooler
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The life and adventures of Valentine Vox, the ventriloquist by Henry Cockton (1854)
"observed Mr. Waddle, and away the coaches rattled in opposite directions, tooler lashing his leaders with unparalleled severity. ..."
2. The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections by Phineas Garrett (1904)
"Tom Titus and his companions, who wanted the bull-terrier as a trophy, entreated tooler to allow them to have it, and having at length gained his consent, ..."
3. Journal by United States Congress Senate, United States, Congress (1905)
"... and we wonder what was the origin of the word " tooler. ... and in time " tooler." Lower down we pass Gamul Place, and come to Duke Street, ..."
4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"tooler (thieves), a pickpocket; moU-tooler, female pickpocket. To tool is applied to stealing, picking pockets, and burglary; derived beyond doubt from the ..."