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1skipper

noun skip·per \ˈski-pər\

Definition of SKIPPER

1
:  any of various erratically active insects (as a click beetle or a water strider)
2
:  one that skips
3
:  saury
4
:  any of a superfamily (Hesperioidea, especially family Hesperiidae) of lepidopterous insects that visibly differ from the typical butterflies especially in having stout bodies, smaller wings, and usually hooked antennae

First Known Use of SKIPPER

13th century

2skipper

noun

Definition of SKIPPER

1
:  the master of a ship; especially :  the master of a fishing, small trading, or pleasure boat
2
:  the captain or first pilot of an airplane
3
:  a person in a position of leadership; especially :  a baseball team's manager

Origin of SKIPPER

Middle English, from Middle Dutch schipper, from schip ship; akin to Old English scip ship — more at ship
First Known Use: 14th century

3skipper

transitive verb skip·per

: to be the captain of (a ship or boat)

: to be the person who leads or manages (a team)

skip·peredskip·per·ing \ˈski-p(ə-)riŋ\

Full Definition of SKIPPER

1
:  to act as skipper of (as a boat)
2
:  to act as coach of (as a team)

Examples of SKIPPER

  1. The boat was skippered by a skilled veteran sailor.
  2. He skippered the team to their latest World Series win.

First Known Use of SKIPPER

1893

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