step·​per ˈste-pər How to pronounce stepper (audio)
: one (such as a fast horse or a dancer) that steps

Examples of stepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When on a stair stepper, people should use the handrails sparingly to increase the metabolic impact. Brittany Hammond, Health, 22 June 2023 For those living in a smaller space, this stair stepper is $50 off and comes with resistance bands for a great full-body workout. Amy Stanford, Health, 11 Oct. 2023 Working out on a stair stepper is also a great form of low-impact cardio. Brittany Hammond, Health, 22 June 2023 Good exercises for this would be squats or step-ups using a full-size workout stepper set at four to six inches. Catherine Garcia, The Week, 27 Aug. 2023 Ray Carney and Pepper, blues steppers to a T. My grandmother and her sister, redbone country girls, lived in Harlem in the Twenties, and Aunt Daisy married a mysterious Dominican who drowned. Lawrence Jackson, Harper's Magazine, 10 July 2023 In addition to the ways that these workouts can complement the body, stair steppers are also great way to improve fitness in general. Brittany Hammond, Health, 22 June 2023 The Oscar-winning actress attended the premiere of the French film, Anataomie D’une Chute, and originally arrived in the haute couture silk crepe dress and matching red heels (also by Dior), and changed into more stair-friendly steppers. Danielle Directo-Meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 25 May 2023 For that and more, see below for a list of the best aerobic steppers that have been tried and tested by reviewers. Jasmine Gomez,, 13 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stepper was in 1835

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“Stepper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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