step·​per | \ ˈste-pər How to pronounce stepper (audio) \

Definition of stepper

: one (such as a fast horse or a dancer) that steps

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After using a series of practical touches since that chop, Barnes once again returns to the ethereal to scoop it away from the inconsequential stepper-upper., "John Barnes vs Brazil: Looking Back at England's Greatest Ever Goal 35 Years On," 10 June 2019 The whole selection is a bit of a hodgepodge: Huawei thought to include a climb profile but no stair-stepper profile. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Huawei Watch GT review: When hardware and software don’t mesh," 16 Dec. 2018 Another former North Korean goose-stepper, Kim Jungah, was once proud of her marching but now feels she was physically abused. Fox News, "Past goose-steppers proud of place in North Korean parades," 6 Sep. 2018 Unlike Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn, who soared to success in the late 1960s with confessional hardship songs from the hills and hollows, Ms. Gentry’s two-steppers revealed little about her. Marc Myers, WSJ, "‘Bobbie Gentry: The Girl From Chickasaw County—The Complete Capitol Masters’ Review: A Country Talent, Fully Recognized," 25 Sep. 2018 Rhythm and blues, jazz, blues, gospel and dusties performers plus steppers and choirs also are part of the lineup. Jessi Virtusio, Daily Southtown, "Disc jockeys given their due at inaugural Music Alliance Festival in Riverdale," 11 July 2018 The name and theme of the podcast reflects those who push boundaries with the purpose of actualizing their dreams, and as a kid growing up in Markham, Illinois, Rob credits his mom and inspiration as the original line stepper in his life. Chicago Reader, "Rob McKay of Connect Gallery," 28 June 2018 Cardio: Life Fitness and Woodway treadmills, ellipticals, and steppers. 2. Katy Schneider, The Cut, "Teyana Taylor’s Nail Salon, a New Gym From Chelsea Piers, and High-Design Seder Plates," 18 Mar. 2018 The floor had a certain musical sound to it when it was filled with two-steppers. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Goodnight Charlie's is the honky-tonk Montrose didn't know it needed," 30 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of stepper

1835, in the meaning defined above

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