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looper

[loo-per] /ˈlu pər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that loops something or forms loops.
2.
a measuringworm.
3.
the thread holder in a sewing machine using two threads.
4.
Baseball. blooper (def 3a).
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; loop1 + -er1
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  • Cabbage looper trenched leaves and fed on the leaf tissue distal to the trench, on tissue whose laticifers had been depressurized.
British Dictionary definitions for looper

looper

/ˈluːpə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that loops or makes loops
2.
another name for a measuring worm
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Slang definitions & phrases for looper

looper

noun

A fly ball hit between the infield and outfield (1937+ Baseball)


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