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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.


(Military) military slang an officer who has a stripe or stripes on his uniform, esp in the navy: a two-striper (lieutenant).


(ˈstraɪ pər)

1. a person wearing stripes on the sleeve as an indication of rank or length of service (usu. used in combination): three-striper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.striper - a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service; "he's a four-striper"
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
2.striper - caught along the Atlantic coast of the United Statesstriper - caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
sea bass, bass - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
3.striper - marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripesstriper - 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
genus Roccus, Roccus - a genus of Serranidae
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