candy striper

noun

Definition of candy striper

: a usually teenage volunteer worker at a hospital

First Known Use of candy striper

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for candy striper

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

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The first known use of candy striper was in 1954

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candy striper

noun

English Language Learners Definition of candy striper

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

candy striper

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can·​dy strip·​er | \ ˈkan-dē-ˌstrī-pər How to pronounce candy striper (audio) \

Medical Definition of candy striper

: a volunteer nurse's aide

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