Those who make a living picking up discarded mutuel tickets at racetracks and cashing those that have been thrown away by mistake.

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  • Stooper — Stoop er, n. One who stoops. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stooper — stoop·er (sto͞oʹpər) n. 1. One that stoops. 2. Slang. One who looks for winning pari mutuel tickets carelessly discarded by others at a racetrack. * * * …   Universalium

  • stooper — noun A person who stoops …   Wiktionary

  • stooper — n British a male homosexual. The word is applied to a supposedly passive gay male. The pejorative term (its counterpart is stab ber) was reportedly in use by Wapping journalists in 1990 …   Contemporary slang

  • stooper — noun 1. a person at a racetrack who searches for winning parimutuel tickets that have been carelessly discarded by others • Hypernyms: ↑salvager, ↑salvor 2. a person who carries himself or herself with the head and shoulders habitually bent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stoop — stoop1 stooper, n. stoopingly, adv. /stoohp/, v.i. 1. to bend the head and shoulders, or the body generally, forward and downward from an erect position: to stoop over a desk. 2. to carry the head and shoulders habitually bowed forward: to stoop… …   Universalium

  • stabber — n British a male homosexual. The term was applied to supposedly active gay males as opposed to the passive stooper. The pejorative, supposedly humorous desig nations were in use among heterosexual Fleet Street/Wapping journalists in the early… …   Contemporary slang

  • stoop — stoop1 [sto͞op] vi. [ME stupen < OE stupian, akin to ON stūpa < IE * (s)teup < base * (s)teu , to strike > STOCK] 1. to bend the body forward or in a crouch 2. to carry the head and shoulders or the upper part of the body habitually… …   English World dictionary

  • salvager — noun someone who salvages • Syn: ↑salvor • Derivationally related forms: ↑salvage • Hypernyms: ↑rescuer, ↑recoverer, ↑saver • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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