Cooper definition

ko͝opər
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A person who makes or repairs wooden barrels and tubs.
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A person whose work is making or repairing barrels and casks.
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To make or repair (barrels and casks)
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A person who makes or repairs wooden barrels and tubs.
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A craftsman who makes and repairs barrels and similar wooden vessels such as casks, buckets and tubs.
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(now rare) To make and repair barrels etc.
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An English occupational surname​ derived from cooper.
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A male given name, transferred from the surname.
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(person) (born Frank James Cooper) 1901-61; U.S. film actor.
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(person) 1789-1851; U.S. novelist.
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(person) 1791-1883; U.S. inventor, industrialist, & philanthropist.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cooper
Plural:
coopers

Origin of cooper

  • Middle English couper from Middle Dutch kūper from kūpe basket, tub coop

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English couper from Middle Dutch kūper from kūpe basket, tub coop

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • coop +‎ -er

    From Wiktionary