[ loh-per ]
/ ˈloʊ pər /


a person or thing that lopes, as a horse with a loping gait.
Also called draw runner, draw slip. Furniture. either of two runners coming forward to support a hinged leaf, as the slant front of a desk.

Nearby words

  1. lop nur,
  2. lop-eared,
  3. lopatnikov,
  4. lope,
  5. lope de vega,
  6. loperamide,
  7. lopez,
  8. lopho-,
  9. lophobranch,
  10. lophodont

Origin of loper

First recorded in 1475–85; lope + -er1

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