skipper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"skipper" in British English

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skippernoun [C]

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

skipperverb [T]

uk   /ˈskɪp.ər/  us   //
to be the captain of a ​boat, ​team, ​aircraft, etc.
(Definition of skipper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"skipper" in American English

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skippernoun [C]

 us   /ˈskɪp·ər/ infml
the ​person in ​charge of a ​ship or ​boat
(Definition of skipper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “skipper”
in Spanish capitán…
in Vietnamese đội trưởng, thuyền trưởng…
in Malaysian kapten…
in Thai ผู้นำทีม…
in French capitaine…
in German der Kapitän…
in Chinese (Simplified) 船长, 队长, 机长…
in Turkish kaptan, reis, lider…
in Russian капитан, командир…
in Indonesian kapten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 船長, 隊長, 機長…
in Polish kapitan…
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