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candy striper

noun

Simple Definition of candy striper

  • : a usually female teenage volunteer who works at a hospital

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of candy striper

  1. :  a teenage volunteer worker at a hospital

Origin and Etymology of candy striper

from the striped uniform worn suggesting the stripes on some sticks of candy


First Known Use: 1963

Rhymes with candy striper


Medical Dictionary

candy striper

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noun can·dy strip·er \ˈkan-dē-ˌstrī-pər\

Medical Definition of candy striper

  1. :  a volunteer nurse's aide




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