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Definition of cobber noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cobber

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɒbə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːbər//
 
(Australian English, New Zealand English, informal) Friends
 
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(used especially by a man addressing another man) a friend See related entries: Friends Word Origin late 19th cent.: perhaps related to English dialect cob ‘take a liking to’.