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ˈku pər, ˈkʊp ərcoop·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cooper, Peter Coopernoun

    United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)

  2. Cooper, Gary Cooper, Frank Coopernoun

    United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)

  3. Cooper, James Fenimore Coopernoun

    United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)

  4. cooper, barrel makerverb

    a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs

  5. cooperverb

    make barrels and casks


  1. Coopernoun

    derived from cooper.

  2. coopernoun

    A craftsman who makes and repairs barrels and similar wooden vessels such as casks, buckets and tubs.

  3. cooperverb

    To make and repair barrels etc.

  4. Coopernoun

    An English occupational surname derived from cooper.

  5. Coopernoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  6. Coopernoun

    A small town in Washington County, Maine, United States.

  7. Coopernoun

    An unincorporated community in Seneca County, Ohio, United States.

  8. Coopernoun

    A city, the county seat of Delta County, Texas, United States.

  9. Coopernoun

    An unincorporated community in Houston County, Texas.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. A Coopernoun

    One that makes coops or barrels.

    Etymology: from coop.

    Societies of artificers and tradesmen, belonging to some towns corporate, such as weavers and coopers, by virtue of their charters, pretend to privilege and jurisdiction. Josiah Child.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coopernoun

    one who makes barrels, hogsheads, casks, etc

  2. Cooperverb

    to do the work of a cooper upon; as, to cooper a cask or barrel

  3. Coopernoun

    work done by a cooper in making or repairing barrels, casks, etc.; the business of a cooper

  4. Etymology: [From Coop.]


  1. Cooper

    The city of Cooper is the county seat of Delta County, in the U.S. state of Texas. Located between the north and south forks of the Sulphur River, Cooper is the largest settlement within Delta County. As of the U.S. Census of 2010, Cooper had a population of 1,969. First inhabited by native peoples, Cooper was founded around 1870, at the same time that Delta County was established. Cooper grew rapidly and it quickly became the center of local events. The city's economy relied primarily on agricultural farming and the shipping of local goods. In the mid-1890s, a railroad line was built through the city, assisting in Cooper's growth. The city continued to grow through the 1910s, and into the early 1920s. In 1926, however, the region's cotton crop failed, devastating the local economy. Many businesses were forced to close, including the railroad, and the city's population plummeted. Although Cooper began to recover during the mid-1930s, many people who left did not return, and the city never fully recovered. The local economy continued to rely on the growing of cotton as the main economy into the 1960s, until it began to shift to wheat growing in the early 1970s. The population of Cooper has been on a slow decline since the 1970s.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cooper

    kōōp′ėr, n. a floating grog-shop.—v.i. to supply fishing-boats at sea with liquor. [See Coper.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cooper

    A rating for a first-class petty officer, who repairs casks, &c.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Cooper

    A publican’s term for half ale and half porter. See “Entire.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cooper in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cooper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Cooper in a Sentence

  1. President Biden:

    Mr.Arberyshould be here today, celebrating the holidays with his mother, Wanda Cooper Jones,and his father, MarcusArbery. Nothing can bring Mr.Arberyback to his family and to his community, but the verdict ensures that those who committed this horrible crime will be punished.

  2. Loraya Harrington-Trujillo:

    After reading the Vogue article, so many friends reached out to me and said how unfair and terrible [ Cooper's ] story was, i texted them all back and said what are you willing to do to help ?

  3. Carl Laurin:

    I always got the feeling that when Dan Cooper jumped with our team, the Michigan parachute team, it was a means of survival, not really for the thrill, dan Cooper was looking for something far beyond that.

  4. Anthony Loizzi:

    Cooper is currently spiking a fever and an elevated heart rate due to a new infection, which is being treated with medication, as a result, he is facing an urgent, complex, and lengthy surgery today to again attempt to repair his torn esophagus.

  5. Ed Harbour:

    This is the main hub for tech in New York and we thrive on the talent here, we thrive on the universities that encourage innovation. Cooper Union is here, New York University is here, Columbia is way up the street, but Cooper Union’s here. Cooper Union’s Cooper Union.

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