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English noun: roper

1. roper (person) a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)

Broader (hypernym)decoy, steerer

2. roper (person) a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses

Broader (hypernym)cattleman, cowboy, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpoke, cowpuncher, puncher

3. roper (person) a craftsman who makes ropes

Synonymsrope-maker, ropemaker

Broader (hypernym)artificer, artisan, craftsman, journeyman

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