Meaning of skipper

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.
  1. 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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