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trouper

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noun troup·er \ˈtrü-pər\

Simple Definition of trouper

  • : an actor or other performer who is very experienced and reliable

  • : someone who works very hard, is very reliable, and does not complain when there are problems

Full Definition of trouper

  1. 1 :  a member of a troupe; especially :  actor

  2. 2 :  a person who deals with and persists through difficulty or hardship without complaint <you're a real trouper to wait so long>

Examples of trouper

  1. She's been a real trouper about the whole thing.

  2. <had been a well-known Broadway trouper before making his screen debut>



1890

First Known Use of trouper

1890

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