Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Agent noun of rope; one who uses a rope, especially one who throws a lariat.
  • n. A maker of ropes.
  • n. One who ropes goods; a packer.
  • n. One fit to be hanged.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A maker of ropes.
  • n. One who ropes goods; a packer.
  • n. One fit to be hanged.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rope-maker.
  • n. One who ropes or cords parcels, bales, and the like.
  • n. One who deserves a halter; a crafty fellow; a rogue.
  • n. One who throws the lasso.
  • n. One who decoys, inveigles, or ‘ropes’ people in; a barker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a craftsman who makes ropes
  • n. a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses
  • n. a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)

Etymologies

rope +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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