strapper

noun
strap·​per | \ ˈstra-pər How to pronounce strapper (audio) \

Definition of strapper

: one that is unusually large or robust

Examples of strapper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Working alongside her at Ballarat is brother Stevie, who was born with Down's Syndrome and worked closely as a strapper with Cup winner Prince of Penzance. Matt Majendie, CNN, 20 June 2017

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First Known Use of strapper

1675, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of strapper was in 1675

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Cite this Entry

“Strapper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strapper. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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