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
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TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Polish paratrooper who died following a long illness.
A WELSH paratrooper has been hailed a hero after using a quad bike to save injured fellows oldiers during the first incident of so-called friendly fire by UK forces in Afghanistan.
As chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Public Charitable Foundation "In Memory of the 6th Company", Andrei Turchak assured that the relatives of the paratrooper heroes can always count on the help and support from the Fund.
BRAVE paratrooper Ralph Jones passed away as Last Post sounded at 11am on Remembrance Sunday.
The United States said they will investigate with Filipino counterparts the death of an Air Force paratrooper who died in a proficiency parachute jump for the Balikatan exercises in Subic, the US Embassy said on Friday.
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.