A companion or friend (often used as a form of address between men): G’day cobbers!
More example sentences
- We cobbers bond through proximity not talk - not serious talk anyway.
- And what's wrong with putting in a good word for your cobber?
- The wounded digger clings to the belt of the man in front with his sound hand, while his other cobber gets underneath and pushes him up.
late 19th century: perhaps related to English dialect cob 'take a liking to'.