paratrooper


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par·a·troop·er

 (păr′ə-tro͞o′pər)
n.
A member of the paratroops.

paratrooper

(ˈpærəˌtruːpə)
n
a member of the paratroops

par•a•troop•er

(ˈpær əˌtru pər)

n.
a member of an infantry unit trained to land in combat areas by parachuting from planes.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paratrooper - a soldier in the paratroopsparatrooper - a soldier in the paratroops    
paratroops - infantry trained and equipped to parachute
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
Translations
مِظَلّي
výsadkář
faldskærmssoldat
ejtõernyõs
fallhlífahermaîur
výsadkár

paratrooper

[ˈpærətruːpəʳ] Nparacaidista mf

paratrooper

[ˈpærətruːpər] nparachutiste m (soldat)

paratrooper

nFallschirmjäger(in) m(f)

paratrooper

[ˈpærəˌtruːpəʳ] n (Mil) → paracadutista m, parà m inv

paratroops

(ˈpӕrətruːps) noun plural
soldiers who are trained to drop by parachute into enemy territory.
ˈparatrooper noun
References in periodicals archive ?
That said, only the United States developed a special paratrooper carbine.
A paratrooper makes about 4-5 parachute jumps a year from different heights up to 3500 meters.
A DOG adopted in Afghanistan by local hero paratrooper Conrad Lewis will be the guest of honour and the 'First Paw through the Door' at the opening of the new veterinary centre in Stratford.
40) As each paratrooper jumped, he knew he would not land with the man who just jumped or the man who would jump next.
In this column, Michael Reagan mentions the fact that paratrooper John Steele had his parachute hooked up to the spire of the Sainte-Mere-Eglise church.
A RESERVIST paratrooper from Bedlington has trained with the British Army's rapid reaction.
2010) of 6844 paratrooper recruits found that the prevalence of landing injury was 86.
Captain Sadia was the first lady officer who jumped from MI-17 helicopter and marked the history whereas Captain Kiran Ashraf was declared the best paratrooper of the batch.
According to the report, Captain Sadia was the first lady officer who jumped from MI-17 helicopter and marked the history whereas Captain Kiran Ashraf was declared the best paratrooper of the batch.
Captain Kiran Ashraf was declared the best paratrooper of the batch of 24, the military said in a statement, while Captain Sadia, referred to by one name, became the first woman officer to jump from a MI-17 helicopter.
Fighting with the filthy thirteen; the World War II story of Jack Womer, ranger and paratrooper.