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1. roper

noun. ['ˈroʊpɝ'] a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses.

Synonyms

  • cowman
  • cattleman
  • cowhand
  • cowpuncher
  • cowboy
  • cowpoke
  • cowherd

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rope (English)
  • rap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Roper

  • sloper
  • kloepper
  • soper
  • roeper
  • loper
  • loeper
  • koper
  • hoeper
  • choper

Example sentences of the word roper


1. Noun, singular or mass
The ideal surface for jumping rope is a suspended wood floor, according to professional jump roper Peter Nestler.

2. roper

noun. ['ˈroʊpɝ'] a craftsman who makes ropes.

Synonyms

  • journeyman
  • artificer
  • craftsman
  • ropemaker
  • rope-maker

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rope (English)
  • rap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. roper

noun. ['ˈroʊpɝ'] a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game).

Synonyms

  • steerer

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rope (English)
  • rap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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