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[strahy-per] /ˈstraɪ pər/
noun, Informal.
  1. a naval officer whose uniform sleeve displays stripes:
    a four-striper.
  2. an enlisted person of any of the armed services whose sleeve displays stripes denoting years of service:
    a six-striper.
Origin of striper
stripe1 + -er1 Unabridged
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(military, slang) an officer who has a stripe or stripes on his uniform, esp in the navy: a two-striper (lieutenant)
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Word Origin and History for striper

"striped bass," 1945, from stripe (n.1).

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Strip, the

noun phrase

Any of various main streets in US cities, esp the street in Las Vegas where most of the gambling casinos are found

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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