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skip•per



Pronunciation: (skip'ur), [key]
n.
1. the master or captain of a vessel, esp. of a small trading or fishing vessel.
2. a captain or leader, as of a team.

v.t.
to act as skipper of.

skip•per



Pronunciation: (skip'ur), [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that skips.
2. any of various insects that hop or fly with jerky motions.
3. any of numerous quick-flying, lepidopterous insects of the family Hesperiidae, closely related to the true butterflies.
4. saury (def. 1).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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