AskDefine | Define trouper

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1 a person who is reliable and uncomplaining and hard working
2 an actor who travels around the country presenting plays [syn: barnstormer, playactor, play-actor]

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  1. A member of a theatrical company (a troupe).
  2. A veteran performer.
  3. A reliable, hard-working person; usually trooper.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Roscius, actor, actress, antagonist, artiste, bad guy, barnstormer, character, character actor, character man, character woman, child actor, diseur, diseuse, dramatizer, entertainer, feeder, foil, heavy, histrio, histrion, impersonator, ingenue, juvenile, matinee idol, mime, mimer, mimic, monologist, mummer, pantomime, pantomimist, performer, playactor, player, protean actor, reciter, soubrette, stage performer, stage player, stooge, straight man, stroller, strolling player, theatrical, thespian, utility man, villain
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