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trouper

[ troo-per ]

noun

  1. an actor, especially a member of a touring company.
  2. a veteran actor.


trouper

/ ˈtruːpə /

noun

  1. a member of a troupe
  2. an experienced or dependable worker or associate


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Word History and Origins

Origin of trouper1

An Americanism first recorded in 1885–90; troupe + -er 1

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Example Sentences

Rivers was an old-school trouper, fully immersed in pop culture for her comedy routine.

On top of those towers are the massive Super Trouper lights weighing hundreds of pounds apiece.

"That is because I am a trouper, and troupers live in their trunks," smiled Anne.

And he there made those excellent verses of the Trouper (quaere).

The woman had been a trouper in the old days of one-night stands.

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