Definitions of roper
  1. noun
    a craftsman who makes ropes
    synonyms: rope-maker, ropemaker
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    type of:
    artificer, artisan, craftsman, journeyman
    a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
  2. noun
    a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses
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    type of:
    cattleman, cowboy, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpoke, cowpuncher, puncher
    a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
  3. noun
    a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
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    type of:
    decoy, steerer
    a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
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