- a soldier in a cavalry regiment
- (US & Australian) a mounted policeman
- (US) a state policeman
- a cavalry horse
- (informal (mainly British) a troopship
Example Sentences Including 'trooper'
A photograph showed an SAS trooper ready for dive-training at night, using special breathing gear that left no bubbles.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
A photograph was in circulation on the internet purporting to show an Afghan woman being patted down by a male US trooper.
KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
AN ex-SAS trooper had his privates blown up during the filming of a BBC TV show.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
An elderly couple is driving to Pennsylvania from their winter home in Florida, when a trooper pulls them over.
Eve liked her, liked the trooper , liked the kid in the gas station.
The car was travelling at about 113 km/ h, according to trooper Dan Smith.
The partner of an SAS trooper killed during the rescue of British soldiers in Sierra Leone has been offered £250,000 by the MoD.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The trooper had his hat on; he thanked the waitress, then left.
`It was instantaneous," the trooper was saying over Mike's sobbing.
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