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English definition of “skipper”

skipper

noun [C]     /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.Competitors and participants in sports and gamesShip's officersWorkers on/with aircraft and spacecraft
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