Definition of trouper
- you're a real trouper to wait so long
She's been a real trouper about the whole thing.
had been a well-known Broadway trouper before making his screen debut
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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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