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stepper

[step-er] /ˈstɛp ər/
noun
1.
a person or animal that steps, especially a horse that lifts its front legs high at the knee.
2.
Informal. a dancer.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; step + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for stepper

stepper

/ˈstɛpə/
noun
1.
a person who or animal that steps, esp a horse or a dancer
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