[ par-uh-troop ]
/ ˈpær əˌtrup /
of or relating to a paratrooper or a parachute unit: paratroop boots.
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Also sky·troop [skahy-troop] /ˈskaɪˌtrup/ .
Origin of paratroop
First recorded in 1935–40; back formation from paratrooper
Words nearby paratroop
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Example sentences from the Web for paratroop
Armored vehicles, paratroop units and snipers sealed off Kabul's streets during this week's conference.
His dozen-odd UN regulars and Turkish partisans had done their best to simulate a paratroop attack in force.Hunter Patrol|Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire