strip·​er ˈstrī-pər How to pronounce striper (audio)

Examples of striper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 4- to 6-inch models are some of the deadliest lures for 20- to 36-inch stripers, while the 9-inch models are like cow-striper kryptonite. Jimmy Fee, Field & Stream, 13 Sep. 2023 Laci caught a couple more stripers, including one over 57 pounds. Steven Hill, Field & Stream, 6 Sep. 2023 My favorite morning topwater spot for stripers is at the mouth of Crystal Springs. Bryan Hendricks, Arkansas Online, 23 July 2023 For years, many prominent striper fishing organizations in the state have been pleading for action, if not an outright moratorium on killing fish. Billy Baker,, 24 May 2023 Even in the hottest part of summer, stripers often feed on the surface at dawn. Bryan Hendricks, Arkansas Online, 23 July 2023 Whether you’re just getting started catching stripers from the surf or looking for the most advanced fly reels for that bonefish trip of a lifetime, there’s sure to be something that fits your needs. Jerry Audet, Field & Stream, 19 July 2023 Once the striper comes out of the oven, spoon the olive garnish onto the pieces and scatter fresh oregano or parsley on top. Sheryl Julian,, 18 July 2023 And, most notably, the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, perhaps the most famous striper fishing competition in the country, removed stripers from the event in 2020. Billy Baker,, 24 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of striper was in 1937

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“Striper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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