roper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rope +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

roper (plural ropers)

  1. Agent noun of rope; one who uses a rope, especially one who throws a lariat or lasso.
  2. (dated) A maker of ropes.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Piers Plowman to this entry?)
  3. One who ropes goods; a packer.
  4. (archaic, slang) A crafty fellow; one fit to be hanged.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Douce to this entry?)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

roper

  1. present of rope

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

roper

  1. present of ropa