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Definition of "trapper" []

  • One who traps animals for their fur. (noun)
  • A person who traps animals, esp for their furs or skins (noun)

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Use "trapper" in a sentence
  • "The trapper is depicted getting his foot caught in a trap, and more."
  • "Yankee trader rounded the Horn, or the first Rocky Mountain trapper thirsted across the "Great American Desert" and trickled down the snowy Sierras to the sun-kissed land."
  • "Even here, the white man's history preceded them, for dim tradition says that the Russians once anchored here and hunted sea-otter before the first Yankee trader rounded the Horn, or the first Rocky Mountain trapper thirsted across the "Great American Desert" and trickled down the snowy Sierras to the sun-kissed land."