Definition of swapper in US English:


(also swopper)


  • See swap

    • ‘A forthcoming copyright bill backed by key U.S. senators would place file swappers in prison for up to three years if they have a copy of even one prerelease movie in their shared folders.’
    • ‘Some 60% of those in the sample say they do not think the Recording Industry Association of America's suits against online music swappers will benefit musicians and songwriters.’
    • ‘The growth in the cost of living will mean that money will become a key driver in choices of profession, especially for career swappers.’
    • ‘Although the home-exchange agencies don't vet potential swappers, they do operate a monitoring system.’
    • ‘At the same time, beastly community wardens are roaming around beady-eyed and as keen as mustard, driving the revellers, drug dealers, stolen property swappers and worse off the streets.’