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Definition of "striper" []

  • Slang A member of the armed forces, a cadet corps, or a commercial flight crew who wears stripes designating rank or length of service. Often used in combination: a three-striper; a four-striper. (noun)
  • See striped bass. (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 "striper" in a sentence
  • "But I swear, it looks to me like that striper is smiling!"
  • "Yes | No | Report from Ethan3 wrote 39 weeks 20 hours ago nice catch. and the striper is pretty good too."
  • "It's a little hard for many out-of-staters to think of Georgia as a striped-bass power-house, but consider these notes: The state-record striper is a mammoth 63-pounder taken from the Oconee River in 1967."