- a person or thing that straps.
- Informal. a large, robust person.
Origin of strapper
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Examples from the Web for strapper
As for myself, I tell you what, brother, I want a strapper; one who can give and take.Old Familiar Faces
I call that to the notice of the Foreman of the jury, and also to the notice of young Strapper.
And I ate it, I suppose, before Strapper fetched up with me.
Strapper Kemp: had I the horse when you took me, or had I not?
Strapper loaned it to me; and the thief stole it, thinking it was mine.
- informal a strapping person
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