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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who carries himself or herself with the head and shoulders habitually bent forward; A person at a racetrack who searches for winning parimutuel tickets that have been carelessly discarded by others.

Usage examples (17)
  • A man, called a stooper, cashes in unused horse-track tickets.
  • Traced to the Medieval German höker, it translates as a "stooper" or "one stooping under a pack."
  • In a must-read front page article in today's Times, Leonardo reveals everything about his work as a "stooper," collecting discarded tickets and running them through a...
  • Sorry, kinda got plans to drink myself into a stooper and try to lure a random skallywag to my house for some BTK. for more
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