a member of the storm troops.
a member of the Sturmabteilung of Nazi Germany.
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Origin of storm trooper
First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for storm-trooper
a member of the Nazi SA
a member of a force of shock troops
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Word Origin and History for storm-trooper
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