striper

striper

[strahy-per]
noun Informal.
1.
Military.
a.
a naval officer whose uniform sleeve displays stripes: a four-striper.
b.
an enlisted person of any of the armed services whose sleeve displays stripes denoting years of service: a six-striper.

Origin:
stripe1 + -er1

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striper (ˈstraɪpə)
 
n
slang military an officer who has a stripe or stripes on his uniform, esp in the navy: a two-striper (lieutenant)

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