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striper

[strahy-per] /ˈstraɪ pər/
noun, Informal.
1.
Military.
  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
stripe1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for striper

striper

/ˈstraɪpə/
noun
1.
(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
n.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for striper

striper

Related Terms

candy striper, four-striper


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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