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Noun: tapper  ta-pu(r)
  1. A tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    - tapster
     
  2. A person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    "finger tappers irritated her"
     
  3. A worker who uses a tap to cut screw threads
     
  4. Someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire
    - wiretapper, phone tapper
     
  5. A dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes
    - tap dancer

Derived forms: tappers

Type of: dancer, eavesdropper, individual, mortal, person, professional dancer, publican [Brit], somebody, someone, soul, tavern keeper [Brit], terpsichorean, worker

Encyclopedia: Tapper