pusher


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push·er

 (po͝osh′ər)
n.
1. One that pushes: a pusher of boundaries.
2. Slang One who sells drugs illegally.

pusher

(ˈpʊʃə)
n
1. (Recreational Drugs) informal a person who sells illegal drugs, esp narcotics such as heroin and morphine
2. informal an actively or aggressively ambitious person
3. (Aeronautics)
a. a type of aircraft propeller placed behind the engine
b. a type of aircraft using such a propeller
4. a person or thing that pushes
5. (Cookery) Brit a rakelike implement used by small children to push food onto a spoon
6. (Furniture) Austral the usual name for pushchair

push•er

(ˈpʊʃ ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that pushes.
2. Slang. a peddler of illegal drugs.
3. an aircraft driven by propellers located on the trailing rather than the leading edge of the wings.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pusher - one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
interloper, intruder, trespasser - someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
2.pusher - an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
dealer - a seller of illicit goods; "a dealer in stolen goods"
3.pusher - someone who pushes
mover - someone who moves
nudger - someone who nudges; someone who gives a gentle push; "he needs a regular nudger to keep him awake"
4.pusher - a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toespusher - a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
sandal - a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
5.pusher - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed aroundpusher - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
bassinet - a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"

pusher

noun
Slang. A person who sells narcotics illegally:
Translations

pusher

[ˈpʊʃəʳ] N
1. [of drugs] → camello mf, traficante mf
2. (= ambitious person) → ambicioso/a m/f

pusher

[ˈpʊʃər] n (also drug pusher) → revendeur/euse m/f (de drogue)

pusher

n
(inf) (of drugs)Pusher(in) m(f) (inf); (small-time) → Dealer(in) m(f) (inf)
(= ambitious person) he’s a pusherer setzt sich durch

pusher

[ˈpʊʃəʳ] n (fam)
a. (also drug pusher) → spacciatore/trice (di droga)
b. (ambitious person) → arrivista m/f
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