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Meaning of BRUISER

Pronunciation:  'broozur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"

BRUISER is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bull, Samson, strapper
 See Also: adult male, man



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bruis"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, bruises.

2. A boxer; a pugilist. --R. Browning.

         Like a new bruiser on Broughtonic sand, Amid the
         lists our hero takes his stand.       --T. Warton.

3. A concave tool used in grinding lenses or the speculums of
   telescopes. --Knight.

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