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English noun: Cooper

1. Cooper (person) United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)

SynonymsPeter Cooper

Instance hypernymaltruist, industrialist, philanthropist

2. Cooper (person) United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)

SynonymsFrank Cooper, Gary Cooper

Instance hypernymactor, histrion, player, role player, thespian

3. Cooper (person) United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)

SynonymsJames Fenimore Cooper

Instance hypernymauthor, writer

4. cooper (person) a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs

Synonymsbarrel maker

Broader (hypernym)artificer, artisan, craftsman, journeyman

English verb: cooper

1. cooper (creation) make barrels and casks

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)make

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