candy strip·er

candy strip·er
/-ˈstraıpɚ/ noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]
US : a usually female teenage volunteer who works at a hospital
◇ The word comes from the candy striper's striped uniform, which looks like the stripes on some sticks of candy. Candy stripers are not as common in hospitals today as they once were, and they are less likely to wear the striped uniform.

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