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trouper

noun troup·er \ˈtrü-pər\

: 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
:  a member of a troupe; especially :  actor
2
:  a person who deals with and persists through difficulty or hardship without complaint <you're a real trouper to wait so long>
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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>

First Known Use of TROUPER

1890

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

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