Meaning of “cobber” in the English Dictionary

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"cobber" in British English

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cobbernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒb.ər/ us /ˈkɑː.bɚ/ Australian English old-fashioned informal

Examples from literature

  • Cobber, stop teasing me! 
  • Didn't know you'd met, cobbers. 
  • It's your room, cobber, the old man wheezed. 
  • Oh well, that was a long time ago, cobber. 

(Definition of “cobber” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)