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skipper

noun [C] uk   /ˈskɪp.ər/ us    //
the captain of a ship or boat, a sports team, or an aircraft: John is (the) skipper of the cricket team this year. [as form of address] Ready to go, skipper.

skipper

verb [T] uk   /ˈskɪp.ər/ us    //
to be the captain of a boat, team, aircraft, etc.
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