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English definition of “trouper”

trouper

noun [C]     /ˈtruː.pər/ US  /-pɚ/
a successful entertainer who has had a lot of experienceEntertainers in general approving anyone with a lot of experience who can be depended on and does not complain: Good old Edna - she's a real trouper to do the washing-up without even being asked! He took his disappointment like a trouper.People having good qualities
(Definition of trouper noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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