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1. Slang A member of the armed forces, a cadet corps, or a commercial flight crew who wears stripes designating rank or length of service. Often used in combination: a three-striper; a four-striper.
2. See striped bass.
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(Military) military slang an officer who has a stripe or stripes on his uniform, esp in the navy: a two-striper (lieutenant).
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1. a person wearing stripes on the sleeve as an indication of rank or length of service (usu. used in combination): three-striper.
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|Noun||1.||striper - a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service; "he's a four-striper"|
|2.||striper - caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States|
|3.||striper - marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone|
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
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