bouncer


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bounc·er

 (boun′sər)
n.
1. Slang A person employed to expel disorderly persons from a public place, especially a bar.
2. Baseball A ground ball hit in such a way that it bounces.
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bouncer

(ˈbaʊnsə)
n
1. slang a person employed at a club, pub, disco, etc, to throw out drunks or troublemakers and stop those considered undesirable from entering
2. (Banking & Finance) slang a dishonoured cheque
3. (Cricket) cricket another word for bumper1
4. a person or thing that bounces
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bounc•er

(ˈbaʊn sər)

n.
1. a person who is employed at a bar, nightclub, etc., to eject disorderly persons.
2. a person or thing that bounces.
3. something large of its kind.
[1755–65]
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bouncer

Ball bowled short so that it bounces high and fast at the batsman as it pitches.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bouncer - a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meetingbouncer - a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting
guard - a person who keeps watch over something or someone
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Translations
vyhazovač
udsmider
portsari
izbacivač
(バーなどの)用心棒
유흥업소 경비원
uitsmijterbuitenwipperportier
dörrvakt
คนเฝ้าหน้าบาร์ที่กันไม่ให้คนเข้า
vệ sĩ gác cửa

bouncer

[ˈbaʊnsəʳ] Ngorila m
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bouncer

[ˈbaʊnsər] nvideur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bouncer

n (inf)Rausschmeißer(in) m(f) (inf)
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bouncer

[ˈbaʊnsəʳ] n (fam) → buttafuori m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bouncer

حَافِظٌ لِلنِظام vyhazovač udsmider Rausschmeißer μπράβος gorila, portero portsari videur izbacivač buttafuori (バーなどの)用心棒 유흥업소 경비원 uitsmijter utkaster bramkarz segurança de casa nocturna, segurança de casa noturna вышибала dörrvakt คนเฝ้าหน้าบาร์ที่กันไม่ให้คนเข้า fedai vệ sĩ gác cửa 保安
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References in classic literature ?
Benjamin Bouncer. Next day he moved into a pollard willow near the lake, frightening the wild ducks and the water rats.
Bouncer was in charge of the family that afternoon, because Benjamin and Flopsy had gone out.
Bouncer; because Tommy Brock was so fat and stumpy and grinning.
Bouncer laughed; and pressed Tommy Brock to come inside, to taste a slice of seed-cake and "a glass of my daughter Flopsy's cowslip wine." Tommy Brock squeezed himself into the rabbit hole with alacrity.
A bouncer, with an immense load of business upon his hands, plunged about in the crowd, dragging bashful strangers to prominent chairs, ordering waiters here and there and quarreling furiously with men who wanted to sing with the orchestra.
Beth Bouncer will open her new assortment of Doll's Millinery next week.
I love my love with a B because she's Beautiful; I hate my love with a B because she is Brazen; I took her to the sign of the Blue Boar, and I treated her with Bonnets; her name's Bouncer, and she lives in Bedlam.--Now, what do I make with my straw?'
There, on either side of her, knelt the two Bouncers, devouring the jewel with their eyes, and screaming with ecstasy every time it flashed on them in a new light.
The Diamond laid such a hold on ME that I burst out with as large an "O" as the Bouncers themselves.
"I have been hoarding a few cigarettes and if it won't attract those bouncers out there I would like to have one last smoke before I cash in.