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1[usually in combination] A person or thing that swallows something.‘pill-swallowers’
2A slender deep-sea fish with very large jaws and a distensible stomach, enabling it to swallow very large prey.
- ‘‘For some reason, I imagined him as a swallower,’ Pip quipped as he bounced back next to me, grinning from ear to ear.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.