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Bouncer definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BOUN'CER, n. A boaster; a bully; in familiar language.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting [syn: bouncer, chucker-out]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1865 one that bounces: as a. one employed to restrain or eject disorderly persons b. a bouncing ground ball

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 sl. a person employed to eject troublemakers from a dancehall, club, etc. 2 Cricket = BUMPER.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bouncer Boun"cer, n. 1. One who bounces; a large, heavy person who makes much noise in moving. 2. A boaster; a bully. [Collog.] --Johnson. 3. A bold lie; also, a liar. [Collog.] --Marryat. 4. Something big; a good stout example of the kind. The stone must be a bouncer. --De Quincey.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(bouncers) A bouncer is a man who stands at the door of a club, prevents unwanted people from coming in, and makes people leave if they cause trouble. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. (Colloq.) 1. Roaster. See blusterer. 2. Falsehood, lie, whopper, bounce. 3. Giant, strapper, huge fellow, huge specimen.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A large man or woman; also a great lie.




 


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