croupier

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noun crou·pi·er \ˈkrü-pē-ər, -pē-ˌā\

Definition of croupier

  1. :  an employee of a gambling casino who collects and pays bets and assists at the gaming tables

Origin and Etymology of croupier

French, literally, rider on the croup of a horse, from croupe croup


First Known Use: 1709


CROUPIER Defined for English Language Learners

croupier

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noun crou·pi·er \ˈkrü-pē-ər, -pē-ˌā\

Definition of croupier for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to collect and pay out money in a casino


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