Definition of looper
1 : any of the usually rather small hairless caterpillars that are mostly larvae of moths (families Geometridae and Noctuidae) and move with a looping motion in which the hind prolegs draw the posterior body toward the front followed by forward extension by the anterior legs —called also inchworm
2 : one that loops
3 golf : caddie Playing golf with a caddie can be one of the best experiences in golf. Or, it can be one of the worst. It all depends on your looper and your attitude. — Golf Magazine
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If nothing else, perhaps Sheeran will return to Twitter to continue to educate the masses on the functionality (and existence) of loopers.
Every so often, one of the groups will play along and a looper will casually make his way to the putting surface ahead of the other caddies.
To design the clothes, the Murray brothers traveled to the Chive offices in Austin, and shared stories about their days as loopers.
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