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Definition of skipper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    skipper

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈskɪpə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskɪpər//
     
    People in sea travel, Travelling by boat or ship
     
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  1. 1the captain of a small ship or fishing boat See related entries: People in sea travel, Travelling by boat or ship
  2. 2(informal, especially British English) the captain of a sports team
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German schipper, from schip ‘ship’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: skipper

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