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Meaning of COOPER

Pronunciation:  'koopur, 'koopur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
  2. [n]  United States novelist noted for his stories of indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)
  3. [n]  United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
  4. [n]  United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York city to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)
  5. [v]  make barrels and casks
  6. [v]  work as a cooper

COOPER is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: barrel maker, Frank Cooper, Gary Cooper, James Fenimore Cooper, Peter Cooper
 See Also: actor, altruist, artificer, artisan, author, craftsman, histrion, industrialist, journeyman, make, philanthropist, player, role player, thespian, work, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Coop"er\ (?; 277), n. [From {Coop}.]
    One who makes barrels, hogsheads, casks, etc.
  2. \Coop"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coopered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Coopering}.]
    To do the work of a cooper upon; as, to cooper a cask or
  3. \Coop"er\, n.
    Work done by a cooper in making or repairing barrels, casks,
    etc.; the business of a cooper.