trooper

Definitions of trooper
  1. noun
    a state police officer
    synonyms: state trooper
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    type of:
    officer, police officer, policeman
    a member of a police force
  2. noun
    a soldier in a motorized army unit
    synonyms: cavalryman
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    type of:
    soldier
    an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
  3. noun
    a mounted policeman
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    type of:
    officer, police officer, policeman
    a member of a police force
  4. noun
    a soldier mounted on horseback
    synonyms: cavalryman
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    cuirassier
    a cavalryman equipped with a cuirass
    dragoon
    a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
    hussar
    a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress
    lancer
    (formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance
    Rough Rider
    a member of the volunteer cavalry regiment led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War (1898)
    type of:
    soldier
    an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
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