strapper

[ strap-er ]
/ ˈstræp ər /

noun

a person or thing that straps.
Informal. a large, robust person.

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Origin of strapper

First recorded in 1665–75; strap + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for strapper

strapper
/ (ˈstræpə) /

noun

informal a strapping person
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