(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. hunter, huntsman, poacher, ferreter, sportsman, voyageur (French), fur trapper, game hunter.

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  • Trapper — Trapper …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Trapper — in Wildlederkleidung (nachgestellt) Trapping heute Ein Tr …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trapper — may refer to: *A person who engages in animal trapping *Coal trapper *Trapper Keeper, a brand of loose leaf binderIn sports: *Destil Trappers, a Dutch hockey team *Edmonton Trappers, former minor league baseball team *Salt Lake City Trappers,… …   Wikipedia

  • Trapper — Sm Pelztierjäger erw. obs. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. trapper, eigentlich Fallensteller , zu ne. trap Falle , aus ae. treppe, træppe f., dessen weitere etymologischen Zusammenhänge nicht sicher geklärt sind.    Ebenso nndl. trapper,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • trapper — ● trapper verbe transitif et verbe intransitif (de trappeur) Au Québec, chasser à la trappe. trapper v. (Québec) d1./d v. intr. Chasser le gibier (notam. les animaux à fourrure) au moyen de pièges. Trapper au collet. d2./d v. tr. Chasser (le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trapper — Trap per, n. [From {Trap} to insnare.] 1. One who traps animals; one who makes a business of trapping animals for their furs. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) A boy who opens and shuts a trapdoor in a gallery or level. Raymond. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trapper — (n.) one who traps animals (for fur, etc.), 1768, agent noun from TRAP (Cf. trap) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • trapper — ► NOUN ▪ a person who traps wild animals, especially for their fur …   English terms dictionary

  • trapper — [trap′ər] n. a person who traps; esp., one who traps fur bearing animals for their skins …   English World dictionary

  • Trapper — Trạp|per 〈m. 3〉 nordamerikan. Pelztierjäger [engl., „Fallensteller“; zu trap „Falle“] * * * Trạp|per, der; s, [engl. trapper, eigtl. = Fallensteller, zu: trap, ↑ Trap] (früher): Pelztierjäger in Nordamerika. * * * Trạpper   [englisch,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trapper — n. an animal; fur trapper * * * [ træpə] fur trapper an animal …   Combinatory dictionary