Definition of Trooper

1. Noun. A soldier in a motorized army unit.

Exact synonyms: Cavalryman
Group relationships: Cavalry, Horse, Horse Cavalry
Generic synonyms: Soldier



2. Noun. A mounted policeman.
Generic synonyms: Officer, Police Officer, Policeman

3. Noun. A state police officer.
Exact synonyms: State Trooper
Generic synonyms: Officer, Police Officer, Policeman

4. Noun. A soldier mounted on horseback. "A cavalryman always takes good care of his mount"
Exact synonyms: Cavalryman
Group relationships: Cavalry
Specialized synonyms: Cuirassier, Dragoon, Hussar, Lancer, Rough Rider
Generic synonyms: Soldier

Definition of Trooper

1. n. A soldier in a body of cavalry; a cavalryman; also, the horse of a cavalryman.

2. n. A mounted policeman.

Definition of Trooper

1. Noun. (military) A soldier of private rank in cavalry or armour. Abbreviated Tpr. ¹

2. Noun. A cavalry horse; charger. ¹

3. Noun. A soldier. ¹

4. Noun. (British) A troopship. ¹

5. Noun. (American English) A state trooper. ¹

6. Noun. One who endures adversity or hardship with an attitude of stoicism and persistence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trooper

1. a cavalryman [n -S] - See also: cavalryman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trooper

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Literary usage of Trooper

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1. The Rough Riders by Theodore Roosevelt (1899)
"Miller, John S trooper Died Aug. 17, 1898, of typhoid fever, ... Robinson, John F trooper Killed in action, July 2, 1898, near Santiago de Cuba. ..."

2. The Trooper's Manual: Or, Tactics for Light Dragoon and Mounted Riflemen by James Lucius Davis (1861)
"To fire to the right, the trooper executes what he did in firing to the front, except that he , does not turn towards the target when he comes in front of ..."

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