Meaning of scrapper

scrap•per

Pronunciation: (skrap'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who removes or does away with scraps.

scrap•per

Pronunciation: (skrap'ur), [key]
— n. Informal.
  1. a fighter or aggressive competitor, esp. one always ready or eager for a fight, argument, or contest: the best lightweight scrapper in boxing; a rugged political scrapper.
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