[ trap-er ]
/ ˈtræp ər /


a person or thing that traps.
a person whose business is the trapping of animals for their furs.


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Origin of trapper

First recorded in 1615–25; trap1 + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for trapper

/ (ˈtræpə) /


a person who traps animals, esp for their furs or skins
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