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1. A member of a theatrical company.
2. A veteran actor or performer.
3. Variant of trooper..


1. (Theatre) a member of a troupe
2. an experienced or dependable worker or associate


(ˈtru pər)

1. an actor, esp. a member of a touring company.
2. an experienced and dependable performer, esp. a veteran actor.
3. a loyal worker or participant.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trouper - a person who is reliable and uncomplaining and hard workingtrouper - a person who is reliable and uncomplaining and hard working
good person - a person who is good to other people
2.trouper - an actor who travels around the country presenting playstrouper - an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer


noun performer, player, actor, theatrical, entertainer, artiste, thespian Like the old trouper he is, he timed his entrance perfectly.
زميل يَعْمَل بصورةٍ شاقَّهعُضو في فِرْقَة مُمَثِّلين مُتَجَوِّلين
člen souborupracant
flittig kollegatrupmedlem
leikaritraustur félagi
člen súboruverný pracovník
çalışkan meslektaştrup üyesi


[ˈtruːpəʳ] N (Theat) → miembro mf de una compañía de actores
old trouperactor m veterano, actriz f veterana


n (Theat) → Mime m, → Mimin f (dated); an old trouper (fig)ein alter Hase; he/she is a real trouperer/sie packt immer mit an


(truːp) noun
a performing group (of actors, dancers etc). a circus troupe.
ˈtrouper noun
1. a member of a group of this kind.
2. a hard-working colleague.
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