What does skipper mean?
Definitions for skipper
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a student who fails to attend classes
master, captain, sea captain, skippernoun
an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
the naval officer in command of a military ship
work as the skipper on a vessel
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A shipmaster or shipboy.
Etymology: schipper, Dutch.
Are not you afraid of being drowned too? No, not I, says the skipper. Roger L'Estrange.
No doubt you will return very much improved. ———— Yes, refined like a Dutch skipper from a whale-fishing. William Congreve.
one who, or that which, skips
a young, thoughtless person
the saury (Scomberesox saurus)
the cheese maggot. See Cheese fly, under Cheese
any one of numerous species of small butterflies of the family Hesperiadae; -- so called from their peculiar short, jerking flight
the master of a fishing or small trading vessel; hence, the master, or captain, of any vessel
a ship boy
Etymology: [D. schipper. See Shipper, and Ship.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skip′ėr, n. the master of a merchant-ship.—Skipper's daughters, white-topped waves. [Dut. schipper; Dan. 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
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.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Skipper is ranked #3457 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Skipper surname appeared 10,338 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Skipper.
77.2% or 7,990 total occurrences were White.
18% or 1,864 total occurrences were Black.
1.8% or 194 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.8% or 192 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.5% or 55 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.4% or 43 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of skipper in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of skipper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of skipper in a Sentence
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.
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.
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.
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.
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