I caught a striper today.
The definition of a striper is a slang term for a naval enlisted person or officer who has stripes on his uniform indicating his years of service.
A US Navy officer that has five stripes on his sleeve is an example of a striper who has served twenty years in the Navy.
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.
Origin of striper
- stripe +"Ž -er