Definition of dibber in English:

dibber

noun

  • British term for dibble
    • ‘Use a trowel or dibber to make a hole twice their size and plant with the flat base at the bottom.’
    • ‘Mike has written his last Stone Column but he plans to write a book, and I doubt Polly will be putting down her dibber for good either.’
    • ‘Holes were made with a 10-mm-diameter dibber and seed was sown before each hole was back-filled with soil and the surface firmed.’
    • ‘The museum is based around a restored Victorian farmhouse and they had loads of old tractors, steam engines, farm equipment, diggers, dibbers and all kinds of ancient agricultural implements on display.’
    • ‘Maybe if I can just squeeze in there I might be able to find a spare key under a watering can, inside a trug or, maybe, next to a dibber.’
    • ‘Using a dibber or a child's thick pencil, carefully tease out the young plant from the seed tray and make a hole in the fresh compost deep enough to take the roots of the seedling.’
    • ‘When you put everything back in the shed, make sure there's a designated place for everything, so you don't waste time searching for plant labels, pencils and dibbers.’
    • ‘The garden centre opens in an hour and we don't want you standing there with your dibber in your hand when little old ladies come looking for winter pansies.’

Pronunciation

dibber

/ˈdɪbə/