Capper



a person or thing that caps.
Also called topper. something that completes or adds to what has preceded it:
The capper was that we didn’t know each other after all.
Slang. an informer, especially for gamblers.
Slang. a by-bidder at an auction.
Contemporary Examples

VICE Filmmaker Andy Capper on Snoop Lion Doc, Chief Keef Series, More Marlow Stern March 14, 2013
Sharpton’s Affirmative-Action Win Wayne Barrett July 26, 2011
VICE Filmmaker Andy Capper on Snoop Lion Doc, Chief Keef Series, More Marlow Stern March 14, 2013

Historical Examples

Dead Man’s Love Tom Gallon
1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres
Name and Fame Adeline Sergeant
Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
Dead Man’s Love Tom Gallon
Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field
Name and Fame Adeline Sergeant

A huckster’s or professional gambler’s helper, who attracts clients; shill (1750s+)
The climax or end of something (1940s+)
A story, joke, etc, that outdoes another one (1940s+)

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