HyperDic: roper

English > 3 senses of the word roper:
NOUNperson ropera decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
person ropera cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses
person roper, ropemaker, rope-makera craftsman who makes ropes
roper > pronunciation
Soundsrow'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > roper: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game).
Broaderdecoy, steererA beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
Verbsropecatch / catch with a lasso
English > roper: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses.
Broadercowboy, cowpuncher, puncher, cowman, cattleman, cowpoke, cowhand, cowherdA hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
Verbsropecatch / catch with a lasso
English > roper: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA craftsman who makes ropes.
Synonymsropemaker, rope-maker
Broadercraftsman, artisan, journeyman, artificerA skilled worker who practices some trade / trade or handicraft
Spanishcordelero

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