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storm trooper

noun
1.
a member of the storm troops.
2.
a member of the Sturmabteilung of Nazi Germany.
Origin of storm trooper
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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  • The little figure of the storm trooper appeared, pistol in hand.

    Police Operation H. Beam Piper
  • The little Verkan Vall snatched up his tiny needler; the storm trooper moved into one side of the dome and vanished.

    Police Operation H. Beam Piper
  • Ivery lane we'd ride down some guy in a storm trooper uniform would stop us.

British Dictionary definitions for storm trooper

storm trooper

noun
1.
a member of the Nazi SA
2.
a member of a force of shock troops
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