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, "Royal Ascot: Michelle Payne targets Melbourne Cup glory as a trainer," 20 June 2017

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First Known Use of strapper

1675, in the meaning defined above

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“Strapper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strapper. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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