Definitions for trooperˈtru pər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

troop•erˈtru pər(n.)

  1. a mounted police officer.

  2. Ref: state trooper.

  3. a cavalry soldier.

    Category: Military

  4. a cavalry horse.

    Category: Military

Origin of trooper:

1630–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cavalryman, trooper(noun)

    a soldier in a motorized army unit

  2. trooper(noun)

    a mounted policeman

  3. trooper, state trooper(noun)

    a state police officer

  4. cavalryman, trooper(noun)

    a soldier mounted on horseback

    "a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. trooper(noun)ˈtru pər

    a state trooper

Wiktionary

  1. trooper(Noun)

    A soldier of private rank in cavalry or armour. Abbreviated Tpr.

  2. trooper(Noun)

    A cavalry horse; charger.

  3. trooper(Noun)

    A soldier.

  4. trooper(Noun)

    A troopship.

  5. trooper(Noun)

    A state trooper.

  6. trooper(Noun)

    One who endures adversity or hardship with an attitude of stoicism and persistence.

    He was a real trooper about taking care of the kids for the weekend.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trooper(noun)

    a soldier in a body of cavalry; a cavalryman; also, the horse of a cavalryman

Freebase

  1. Trooper

    Trooper is a Juno Award winning Canadian rock band that developed from a group formed by vocalist Ramon McGuire and guitarist Brian Smith in 1975. The group is best known for its Canadian hits: "Raise a Little Hell", "We're Here for a Good Time", "The Boys in the Bright White Sports Car", "General Hand Grenade", "3 Dressed Up as a 9", "Janine", "Two for the Show", "Oh, Pretty Lady", and "Santa Maria".


Translations for trooper

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

trooper(noun)

an ordinary soldier.

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