looper

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noun loop·er \ˈlü-pər\

Definition of looper

plural

loopers

  1. 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. 2 :  one that loops

  3. 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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