candy striper

noun

Definition of candy striper

: a usually 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


CANDY STRIPER Defined for English Language Learners

candy striper

noun

Definition of candy striper for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

candy striper

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

medical Definition of candy striper

: a volunteer nurse's aide

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