Pusher
Pusher Push"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, pushes. [1913 Webster]

2. One who sells illegal drugs, esp. one who tries to convince others to use such drugs. [PJC]

3. (Railroad) a second engine attached to the rear of a train to provide extra power for climbing steep grades. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pusher — may refer to:* A dealer in the illegal drug trade * Pusher (film), a 1996 Danish film by Nicolas Winding Refn * Pusher II, a 2004 film sequel * Pusher III, a 2005 film sequel * Pusher configuration, an aircraft configuration * Pusher (band), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Pusher — est un film danois de 1996 décrivant le milieu du crime de Copenhague. Il a obtenu un important succès au Danemark, ainsi que dans d autres pays européens. C est aussi le film qui a lancé la carrière du réalisateur Nicolas Winding Refn. Il est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pusher — or pusher airplane [poosh′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that pushes 2. an airplane with its propeller or propellers mounted behind the engine so that it pushes the aircraft forward: also pusher airplane ☆ 3. Slang a person who sells drugs, esp.… …   English World dictionary

  • Pusher — Pusher, narkotikaforhandler samt navnet på en dansk film …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Pusher — Pusher,der:⇨Rauschgifthändler …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • pusher — / pʊʃə/, it. / puʃer/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) push spingere, promuovere , e quindi, propr., colui che spinge, che fa conoscere ], usato in ital. al masch. e al femm. [chi spaccia sostanze stupefacenti] ▶◀ spacciatore. ‖ mercante di morte,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • pusher — /ˈpuʃʃer, ingl. ˈpuʃə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propr. «chi si fa largo a spinte, arrivista», da to push «spingere»] s. m. e f. inv. spacciatore (di droga) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Pusher — Der Begriff Pusher bezeichnet einen Drogendealer insbesondere harter Drogen, siehe Drogenhandel eine Person, die bei (Online )Auktionen auf Ihre eigenen Artikel bietet, um den Preis hochzutreiben, siehe Pushen ein Brettspiel, siehe Pusher (Spiel) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pusher — Rauschgifthändler; Dealer (umgangssprachlich); Drogenhändler * * * Pu|sher 〈[pụʃə(r)] m. 3; umg.〉 jmd., der mit „harten“ Drogen handelt; oV Puscher; →a. Dealer [zu engl. push „stoßen“] * * * Pụ|sher …   Universal-Lexikon

  • pusher — Synonyms and related words: Mafioso, black marketeer, bootlegger, dealer, double prop, drug pusher, gray marketeer, moonshiner, multi prop, piston plane, propeller plane, propjet, pusher plane, racketeer, single prop, tractor, turbo prop, turbo… …   Moby Thesaurus

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