stepper

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

Definition of stepper

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

Examples of stepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An elliptical is a cross-trainer exercise machine that mimics the movement of a stair-stepper, treadmill and stationary bike. Bre Richey, chicagotribune.com, "Treadmill vs. elliptical vs. bike," 28 Mar. 2021 The three locking step heights convert the stepper into a stable step up platform. Chris Hachey, BGR Canada, "Best Stair Stepper," 10 Feb. 2021 Another shopper said this stepper is a helpful tool for getting in their daily step goal. Travel + Leisure, "This Compact Stepper Machine Is a Must-have for At-home Workouts in Small Spaces," 26 Feb. 2021 Getting a stair stepper is a way to solve your problem. Chris Hachey, BGR Canada, "Best Stair Stepper," 10 Feb. 2021 Originally dubbed the Ergometer 6000, the stepper was renamed the StairMaster 5000 by then-marketing director Ralph Cissne. Michelle Delgado, Smithsonian Magazine, "The History of the StairMaster," 31 Jan. 2020 Soldiers riding on tanks and armored vehicles during the parades had less severe training than the goose-steppers. Fox News, "Past goose-steppers proud of place in North Korean parades," 6 Sep. 2018 Colussi recommends that parents, especially shorter ones, place a step aerobics stepper next to the crib. Anna Nowogrodzki, New York Times, "Postpartum Body Changes You Should Know About," 17 Apr. 2020 Floats, high steppers, bands, classic cars and motorcycles will make their through downtown Fort Worth, ending at Sundance Square, where a celebratory rally will follow. Norma Cavazos, Dallas News, "Celebrate MLK Day at parades and other events across Dallas-Fort Worth," 17 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of stepper

1835, in the meaning defined above

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10 Apr 2021

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“Stepper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stepper. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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