storm trooper
noun Date: 1933 1. a member of a private Nazi army notorious for aggressiveness, violence, and brutality 2. one that resembles a Nazi storm trooper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • storm trooper — 1. a member of the storm troops. 2. a member of the Sturmabteilung of Nazi Germany. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

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