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The term swamper may refer to:

  • A Swamp Yankee, resident of the swamps of southeastern New England, sometimes called Swampers.
  • A member of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, informally known as The Swampers.
  • Swamper (occupational title): Somebody employed as an assistant to a truck driver or boatman, jobber in the petroleum industry, or a kitchen assistant to a chef. Original usage (mid-to-late 19th century) was an assistant in the logging industry who cleared roads.
  • A person who stands by a hole while a worker is below in case he is swamped. e.g.:drainer