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: a member of a troupe
: a person who deals with and persists through difficulty or hardship without complaint
you're a real trouper to wait so long
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actor, impersonator, mummer, player, thesp, thespian
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1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: an actor or other performer who is very experienced and reliable
: someone who works very hard, is very reliable, and does not complain when there are problems
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a knickknack or trinket
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