bruiser definition

  • noun:
    • Informal a sizable, heavyset man.
    • : In contact recreations, an athlete whoever dimensions, power, and/or aggression succeed most likely which he may cause athletes regarding the opposing group to experience real discipline.
    • By expansion, a tall, powerful, heavily built guy, specifically one vulnerable to assault.
    • A thug.
    • a person who, or that which, bruises.
    • A boxer; a pugilist; thus, a good, tough person; -- frequently used in the phrase big bruiser.
    • A concave tool utilized in grinding contacts or even the speculums of telescopes.
    • One who bruises.
    • A concave device for grinding the specula of telescopes.
    • title of numerous machines for bruising grain, etc., for feeding cattle.
    • A boxer; a pugilist; a bully.
    • A name applied to numerous plants allowed to be efficacious in treating bruises, as bruise-wort, soapwort, etc.
    • a large and powerful and heavyset guy

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