What does skipper mean?

Definitions for skipper
ˈskɪp ərskip·per

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word skipper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. skipper(noun)

    a student who fails to attend classes

  2. master, captain, sea captain, skipper(noun)

    an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

  3. captain, skipper(verb)

    the naval officer in command of a military ship

  4. skipper(verb)

    work as the skipper on a vessel

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skipper(noun)

    one who, or that which, skips

    Etymology: [D. schipper. See Shipper, and Ship.]

  2. Skipper(noun)

    a young, thoughtless person

    Etymology: [D. schipper. See Shipper, and Ship.]

  3. Skipper(noun)

    the saury (Scomberesox saurus)

    Etymology: [D. schipper. See Shipper, and Ship.]

  4. Skipper(noun)

    the cheese maggot. See Cheese fly, under Cheese

    Etymology: [D. schipper. See Shipper, and Ship.]

  5. Skipper(noun)

    any one of numerous species of small butterflies of the family Hesperiadae; -- so called from their peculiar short, jerking flight

    Etymology: [D. schipper. See Shipper, and Ship.]

  6. Skipper(noun)

    the master of a fishing or small trading vessel; hence, the master, or captain, of any vessel

    Etymology: [D. schipper. See Shipper, and Ship.]

  7. Skipper(noun)

    a ship boy

    Etymology: [D. schipper. See Shipper, and Ship.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Skipper

    skip′ėr, n. the master of a merchant-ship.—Skipper's daughters, white-topped waves. [Dut. schipper; Dan. skipper.]

  2. Skipper

    skip′ėr, n. a barn, a shed in which to shelter for the night.—v.i. to shelter in such a place.—n. Skipp′er-bird, a tramp. [Prob. W. ysguber, a barn.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. skipper

    The master of a merchant vessel. Also, a man-of-war's man's constant appellation for his own captain. Also, the gandanock, or saury-pike, Esox saurus.

Editors Contribution

  1. Skipper

    One who does what has to be done, regardless of the outcome.

    If all information passes the bullshit test the skipper must decide and act in the interest of justice.

    Submitted by anonymous on March 10, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skipper in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skipper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of skipper in a Sentence

  1. Democratic Socialist Red-Green Alliance:

    . Danish People Party is usually seen as a proponent of the Danish alliance with the United States. Taking the palace whispers more seriously, the spokesperson for the Democratic Socialist Red-Green Alliance, Pernille Skipper, wrote that.

  2. Jerrard Skipper:

    My dad woke me up. He was like,' I think it's a' tornado,' i went to Jerrard Skipper room and then the next thing I know, I heard a big boom noise, and a tree came crashing down right in the bedroom and just took the whole ceiling out -- you can see the sky.

  3. James Andrew Miller:

    I think they need to get their act together by the beginning of football season, it’s interesting to see what Pitaro’s patience level is going to be with it versus Skipper’s because Skipper gave birth to this.

  4. Richard Wilkinson:

    He doesnt want to stay in command of the ship, he wants to go home, because he wasnt happy to go back and pick up the broken pieces, but hes a professional skipper and needs to wait for a new crew to do a proper handover.

Images & Illustrations of skipper

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