Definition of grabber in US English:



  • See grab

    • ‘Such strong words are headline grabbers when they come from someone widely assumed to be speaking his mind.’
    • ‘We are here to complain about the land grabbers who took our home away.’
    • ‘They are the humble citizens who do their duties without the pomp and ceremony of media grabbers and they refuse to be seduced into a lifestyle that provides the temptation to shred all forms of decency.’
    • ‘Childcare is likely to be the headline grabber this year, just as disability was last year and decentralisation was the previous year.’
    • ‘There was a huge amount of sympathy while others called us liars and money grabbers,’ he said.’