Definition of paratrooper in English:


Syllabification: par·a·troop·er
Pronunciation: /ˈparəˌtro͞opər


  • A member of a paratroop regiment or airborne unit.
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    • They were perhaps closer to Royal Marine Commandos or paratroopers than 18th-century Prussian guardsmen.
    • Israel would then deploy around 30,000 paratroopers, infantry and armoured brigades.
    • It was created from a photograph of him visiting the paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division.

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