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Meaning of ROPER

Pronunciation:  r'owpur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a craftsman who makes ropes
  2. [n]  a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses
  3. [n]  a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
 

ROPER is a 5 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: ropemaker, rope-maker
 
 See Also: artificer, artisan, cattleman, cowboy, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpoke, cowpuncher, craftsman, decoy, journeyman, puncher, steerer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rop"er\, n.
1. A maker of ropes. --P. Plowman.

2. One who ropes goods; a packer.

3. One fit to be hanged. [Old Slang] --Douce.

 

 

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