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push·er

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

noun
Slang. A person who sells narcotics illegally:
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Translations

pusher

[ˈpʊʃəʳ] N
1. [of drugs] → camello mf, traficante mf
2. (= ambitious person) → ambicioso/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

pusher

[ˈpʊʃər] n (also drug pusher) → revendeur/euse m/f (de drogue)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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pusher

[ˈpʊʃəʳ] n (fam)
a. (also drug pusher) → spacciatore/trice (di droga)
b. (ambitious person) → arrivista m/f
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References in classic literature ?
At worst they called her The Pusher; but to them no more than to herself had it ever occurred that she was pushing the air, and pushing it in a wrong direction.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Police here on Wednesday arrested 13 outlaws including nine drug pushers from various areas of the city and recovered narcotics, wine, fake currency and weapons from them.
The town of Carles will be catering to drug pushers coming from the fifth district of the province of Iloilo.
Islamabad -- CIA police of Islamabad arrested 3 drug pushers from different areas of the city and seized drugs and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said on Monday.
Two suspected drug pushers were shot dead in separate buy-bust operations in Laguna province, police said Friday.
ISLAMABAD -- Criminal Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad Police have arrested two drug pushers from areas of Tarnol and Sabzi Mandi police stations and recovered 4200 grams hashish from their possession a police spokesman said.
SIALKOT -- Police on Friday arrested three drug pushers including a woman and recovered 1.060kg heroin and 2.240kg charas from them.
The Central Business District of the Takoradi Metropolis has been turned into a stage where traders, hawkers, truck pushers and City Guards play games of hide and seek.
The Islamabad Police arrested seven drug pushers and recovered narcotics from their possession during separate actions in the federal capital on Tuesday.
In northern Metro Manila, eight alleged pushers, four of whom are included in the drug watchlist, were arrested in three separate stings in Valenzuela and Navotas sinceSunday night.
Law enforcers must focus their anti-illegal drug campaign on drug lords instead of killing street pushers.