strap·​per ˈstra-pər How to pronounce strapper (audio)
: 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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Word History

First Known Use

1675, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of strapper was in 1675

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“Strapper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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