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Definition of "paratrooper" [paratrooper]

  • A member of the paratroops. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "paratrooper" in a sentence
  • "In this latest CIO Vision Series interview, Reuters CIO David Lister talks about the continuing consolidation of the IT infrastructure, virtualisation, smarter working and being a 'paratrooper' ..."
  • "Richard "Dick" Winters, pictured in 2002 Dick Winters was the leader of a valiant World War II paratrooper company that became famous a half-century later in historian Stephen Ambrose's "Band of Brothers" and a subsequent HBO miniseries."
  • "Died: Dick Winters, 92, World War II paratrooper who led a "Band of Brothers.""