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troupernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtruː.pər/  us   /ˈtruː.pɚ/
a successful entertainer who has had a lot of experience
approving anyone with a lot of experience who can be depended on and does not complain: Thanks for being such a trouper, and helping out all evening. He took his disappointment like a trouper.
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