storm trooper

noun

Definition of storm trooper

1 : a member of a private Nazi army notorious for aggressiveness, violence, and brutality
2 : one that resembles a Nazi storm trooper

Examples of storm trooper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Federal Reserve is the Jedi Council of the financial universe, its chieftains wielding the power to move markets with as much ease as Obi-Wan Kenobi manipulates the mind of an Imperial storm trooper. BostonGlobe.com, 6 Oct. 2021 Before a storm trooper mannequin greets people in the lobby, everyone is asked COVID questions outside the front door. Lisa Maria Garza, orlandosentinel.com, 10 Sep. 2020 Lexus makes a white-metallic that glows like a freshly detailed Imperial storm trooper. Dan Neil, WSJ, 7 Feb. 2020 The finale is the storm trooper driving a Zamboni at the city’s ice rink, to help recreation services manager Molly Pietruszewski. Bob Shaw, Twin Cities, 19 Dec. 2019 Matt later posted a pic of him at the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction at Disneyland, standing in front of storm troopers. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, 28 Jan. 2020 Check out the Twitter video below which shows the scene in Houston when the Star Wars storm troopers invaded. Chris Mcginnis, Houston Chronicle, 8 Nov. 2019 In March 1933, six years before the war began, Adolf Hitler’s storm troopers violently shut down a small German newspaper, the Munich Post , that had devoted close to a decade warning about Hitler’s dangers to a free society. Washington Post, 1 Sep. 2019 Several of his family members personally suffered the actions of the Nazi storm troopers during Kristallnacht, and finally Mr. Fleishmann’s father agreed to leave Germany. Frederick N. Rasmussen, baltimoresun.com, 8 July 2019

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First Known Use of storm trooper

1931, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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storm trooper

noun

English Language Learners Definition of storm trooper

: a member of a group of specially trained and violent soldiers especially in Nazi Germany during World War II

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