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skip·per1 / ˈskipər/ inf. • n. the captain of a ship or boat. ∎  the captain of a team in a game or sport. ∎  the captain of an aircraft. • v. [tr.] act as captain of. skip·per2 • n. 1. a person or thing that skips. ∎  used in names of small insects and crustaceans that skip or hop. 2. a small brownish mothlike butterfly (family Hesperiidae) with rapid darting flight. 3. the Atlantic saury (see saury).

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skipper master of a small ship. XIV. — MLG., MDu. schipper, f. schip SHIP; see -ER1.

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skipper
1. (Scomberesox saurus) See SCOMBERESOCIDAE.

2. See HESPERIIDAE.

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skipper: see butterfly.

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skipperAgrippa, chipper, clipper, dipper, equipper, flipper, gripper, hipper, kipper, nipper, Pippa, ripper, shipper, sipper, skipper, slipper, stripper, tipper, tripper, whipper, zipper •crimper, shrimper, simper, whimper, Whymper •crisper, whisper •mudskipper • caliper • Philippa •juniper • gossiper •worshipper (US worshiper) •griper, piper, sniper, swiper, viper, wiper •bagpiper • sandpiper •bopper, chopper, copper, cropper, Dopper, dropper, hopper, improper, Joppa, poppa, popper, proper, shopper, stopper, swapper, topper, whopper •stomper • prosper • bebopper •teenybopper • grasshopper •clodhopper • sharecropper •name-dropper • eavesdropper •window-shopper • doorstopper •show-stopper •gawper, pauper, torpor, warper

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