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TROOPER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does trooper mean? 

TROOPER (noun)
  The noun TROOPER has 4 senses:

1. a soldier in a motorized army unit
2. a mounted policeman
3. a state police officer
4. a soldier mounted on horseback

  Familiarity information: TROOPER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


TROOPER (noun)


Sense 1trooper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A soldier in a motorized army unit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

cavalryman; trooper

Hypernyms ("trooper" is a kind of...):

soldier (an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army)

Holonyms ("trooper" is a member of...):

cavalry; horse; horse cavalry (troops trained to fight on horseback)


Sense 2trooper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A mounted policeman

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("trooper" is a kind of...):

officer; police officer; policeman (a member of a police force)


Sense 3trooper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state police officer

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

state trooper; trooper

Hypernyms ("trooper" is a kind of...):

officer; police officer; policeman (a member of a police force)


Sense 4trooper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A soldier mounted on horseback

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

cavalryman; trooper

Context example:

a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount

Hypernyms ("trooper" is a kind of...):

soldier (an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "trooper"):

cuirassier (a cavalryman equipped with a cuirass)

dragoon (a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen)

hussar (a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress)

lancer ((formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance)

Rough Rider (a member of the volunteer cavalry regiment led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War (1898))

Holonyms ("trooper" is a member of...):

cavalry (a highly mobile army unit)


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