bruiser
noun Date: 1744 a big husky man

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  • Bruiser — normally refers to:*A big husky man. Often implies they frequently fight.Bruiser may also refer to: *Bruiser (band), an indie rock trio that features ex Local H drummer Joe Daniels *Bruiser (film), a motion picture from veteran director George A …   Wikipedia

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  • Bruiser — Bruis er, n. 1. One who, or that which, bruises. [1913 Webster] 2. A boxer; a pugilist; hence, a strong, tough person; often used in the phrase {big bruiser}. R. Browning. [1913 Webster] Like a new bruiser on Broughtonic sand, Amid the lists our… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bruiser — bezeichnet: Frank Kinard (1914–1985), US amerikanischer American Football Spieler Bruiser (Film), Film des Regisseurs George A. Romero Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bruiser — a pugilist, 1744, agent noun from BRUISE (Cf. bruise) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bruiser — ► NOUN informal, derogatory ▪ a tough, aggressive person …   English terms dictionary

  • bruiser — [bro͞o′zər] n. Informal a strong, pugnacious man …   English World dictionary

  • bruiser — [[t]bru͟ːzə(r)[/t]] bruisers N COUNT (disapproval) A bruiser is someone who is tough, strong, and aggressive, and enjoys a fight or argument. [INFORMAL] Dad was a docker and a bit of a bruiser in his day …   English dictionary

  • bruiser — UK [ˈbruːzə(r)] / US [ˈbruzər] noun [countable] Word forms bruiser : singular bruiser plural bruisers informal 1) a big strong man or boy who looks capable of hurting people 2) someone who argues with a lot of force, making other people feel… …   English dictionary

  • bruiser — [“bruza* ] n. a large, rough male. □ That big bruiser must weigh a ton. □ They call that 320 pound bruiser “The Fridge.” …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bruiser — /brooh zeuhr/, n. Informal. a strong, tough person: The football player was over six feet tall and weighed 285 pounds a real bruiser. [1580 90; BRUISE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

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