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ˈbru zərbruis·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bull, bruiser, strapper, Samsonnoun

    a large and strong and heavyset man

    "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"


  1. bruisernoun

    In contact sports, an athlete whose size, strength, and/or aggressiveness make it likely that he will cause athletes on the opposing team to suffer physical punishment.

  2. bruisernoun

    By extension, a tall, strong, heavily built man, especially one prone to physical violence.

    His "assistant" was a big bruiser named Pete, who, with his enormous shoulders and menacing scowl, was clearly present for the intimidation factor.

  3. bruisernoun

    A thug.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bruisernoun

    one who, or that which, bruises

  2. Bruisernoun

    a boxer; a pugilist

  3. Bruisernoun

    a concave tool used in grinding lenses or the speculums of telescopes


  1. Bruiser

    Bruiser is a 2000 American-French thriller film written and directed by George A. Romero and starring Jason Flemyng, Peter Stormare and Leslie Hope. Bruiser was the first film directed by Romero since the 1993 film The Dark Half.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bruiser in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bruiser in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    quickly aroused to anger
    • A. tantamount
    • B. lacerate
    • C. currish
    • D. irascible

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