Striper meaning

strī'pər
(military) A person who is authorized to wear a certain number of stripes on his or her uniform.
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A device that applies stripes.

We rented a line striper for the parking lot.

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Any enlisted person, or a naval officer, who wears a stripe or stripes.

A four-striper.

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(fishing) The striped bass, Morone saxatilis, a popular sport fish native to North America.

I caught a striper today.

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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.

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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.

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Origin of striper

  • stripe +"Ž -er
    From Wiktionary