[ step-er ]
/ ˈstɛp ər /


a person or animal that steps, especially a horse that lifts its front legs high at the knee.
Informal. a dancer.


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Origin of stepper

First recorded in 1825–35; step + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for stepper

/ (ˈstɛpə) /


a person who or animal that steps, esp a horse or a dancer
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