Definition of trouper in English:

trouper

Syllabification: troup·er
Pronunciation: /ˈtro͞opər
 
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noun

1An actor or other entertainer, typically one with long experience.
More example sentences
  • The Thai performers are experienced troupers who know how to lip-sync to Chinese songs and they would go downstage to mingle with the audience, such as sitting down on the laps of the male audience members.
  • Like an old trouper who cannot resist the limelight, he flounced out of a special parade of champions, saying he could not support sport as long as there were drug cover-ups going on.
  • In this photograph, Kerry bears an odd resemblance to an ageing Beach Boy, another old trouper who promises good vibrations.
1.1A reliable and uncomplaining person: a real trouper, Ma concealed her troubles
More example sentences
  • Denise, who is playing the wicked queen, said: ‘I take my crown off to her she is a real trouper.’
  • Bridget says that her son is a real trouper, but his success, she hopes, will reassure any parent whose child is diagnosed as a diabetic.
  • I'd recommend it to novice gardeners because it is a real trouper of a plant.

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