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pack·er

 (păk′ər)
n.
1. One that packs: a packer of boxes in a warehouse.
2. One whose occupation is the processing and packing of wholesale goods, usually meat products: meat packers.
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packer

(ˈpækə)
n
1. (Commerce) a person or company whose business is to pack goods, esp food: a meat packer.
2. a person or machine that packs
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.packer - a workman employed to pack things into containerspacker - a workman employed to pack things into containers
working man, working person, workingman, workman - an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
2.packer - a wholesaler in the meat-packing businesspacker - a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
jobber, middleman, wholesaler - someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
3.packer - a hiker who wears a backpackpacker - a hiker who wears a backpack  
hiker, tramper, tramp - a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
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Translations
pakkerverpakker

packer

[ˈpækəʳ] Nempacador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

packer

[ˈpækər] n
(= person) → emballeur/euse m/f, conditionneur/euse m/f
(= company) → conditionneur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

packer

nPacker(in) m(f); he’s a very untidy packerer packt sehr unordentlich
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packer

[ˈpækəʳ] n (person) → imballatore/trice; (machine) → imballatrice f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
When George is hanged, Harris will be the worst packer in this world; and I looked at the piles of plates and cups, and kettles, and bottles and jars, and pies, and stoves, and cakes, and tomatoes, &c., and felt that the thing would soon become exciting.
Expert and reliable packers and movers were engaged to convey the furniture, carpets, pictures --everything movable, in short--to places of security.
The number allotted to my stepfather was "18." At the close of the day's work the boss of the packers would come around and put "18" on each of our barrels, and I soon learned to recognize that figure wherever I saw it, and after a while got to the point where I could make that figure, though I knew nothing about any other figures or letters.
The packers might own the land, but he claimed the landscape, and there was no one to say nay to this.
But Ponas Jokubas whispered maliciously that the visitors did not see any more than the packers wanted them to.
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