looper definition

  • noun:
    • the one that makes loops.
    • See measuring worm.
    • An instrument or device, as a bodkin, for creating a loop in yarn or cord, etc.
    • An inchworm or calculating worm.
    • a musical instrument, as a bodkin, for creating a loop in yarn, a cord, etc.
    • The larva of every species of geometrid moths. See Geometrid.
    • In entomology, a measuring-worm; a geometrid larva: just like geometer, 3.
    • thus plural The adult geometrid moths, Geometrid√¶ or Geometrina. Also called measure-moths and land-measurers.
    • An implement found in uniting the stops of pieces cut from towels for woof or stuffing of cloth carpets.
    • within the plural, buck-shot of large-size.
    • tiny hairless caterpillar having legs on only its front and rear portions; mainly larvae of moths of this family members Geometridae

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