strapper


strapper
/ˈstræpə / (say 'strapuh)

noun
1. someone or something that straps.
2. Colloquial a tall, robust person.
3. someone employed to attend and groom racehorses in the stables.
4. Sport a person who straps injured or weak ankles, knees, etc., for players.
{strap + -p- + -er1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Strapper — Strap per, n. 1. One who uses strap. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing of uncommon size. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strapper — [strap′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that straps 2. Informal a strapping person …   English World dictionary

  • Strapper — A strapper is a junior position looking after race horses. The duties range from cleaning out the stables, to strapping on the saddles, hence the name …   Wikipedia

  • strapper — noun Date: 1675 one that is unusually large or robust …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strapper — /strap euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that straps. 2. Informal. a large, robust person. [1665 75; STRAP + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • strapper — noun A large, strong, robust person (usually a man) See Also: strapping …   Wiktionary

  • strapper — Also known as an attendant. A person who assists the trainer, cares for the horse or helps to put on its equipment …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • strapper — trappers …   Anagrams dictionary

  • strapper — noun chiefly Austral. a person who grooms racehorses …   English new terms dictionary

  • strapper — strap·per …   English syllables