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Dictionary Definition



1 nonsense; "I think that is a load of cobblers"
2 a man's testicles (from Cockney rhyming slang: cobbler's awl rhymes with ball)

User Contributed Dictionary



Shortened from cobbler's awls, for balls (testicles or nonsense)


  1. Plural of cobbler
  2. In the context of "UK|slang": The police.
    Our house got broken into, but the cobblers wouldn't dust for prints.
  3. Testicles.
    Then she only goes and kicks me right in me cobblers, don't she!
  4. Nonsense.
    Stop talking cobblers.


Extensive Definition

Cobbler may refer to:
In fish:
  • Cobbler (fish), Cnidoglanis macrocephalus, an eeltail catfish found along the coasts of Australia
  • South Australian cobbler, Gymnapistes marmoratus, often just called "cobbler" in Australia
  • Pompano, marine fishes in the Trachinotus genus and various other members of the Carangidae family and Perciforme order
cobblers in German: Cobbler
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