looper

[ loo-per ]
/ ˈlu pər /

noun

a person or thing that loops something or forms loops.
a measuringworm.
the thread holder in a sewing machine using two threads.
Baseball. blooper(def 3a).

Nearby words

  1. loop of spinal nerves,
  2. loop stitch,
  3. loop window,
  4. loop-the-loop,
  5. looped,
  6. loophole,
  7. loophole frame,
  8. looping,
  9. looping mill,
  10. loopy

Origin of looper

First recorded in 1725–35; loop1 + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for looper

looper

/ (ˈluːpə) /

noun

a person or thing that loops or makes loops
another name for a measuring worm
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