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Definitions for pusher
ˈpʊʃ ərpush·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pusher, thrusternoun

    one who intrudes or pushes himself forward

  2. pusher, drug peddler, peddler, drug dealer, drug traffickernoun

    an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs

  3. pusher, shovernoun

    someone who pushes

  4. pusher, zorinoun

    a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes

  5. baby buggy, baby carriage, carriage, perambulator, pram, stroller, go-cart, pushchair, pushernoun

    a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around


  1. Pushernoun

    One who sells illegal drugs, esp. one who tries to convince others to use such drugs.

  2. Pushernoun

    (Railroad) a second engine attached to the rear of a train to provide extra power for climbing steep grades.


  1. pushernoun

    That which pushes.

  2. pushernoun

    An illegal drug dealer.

  3. pushernoun

    (aircraft configuration) an aircraft with the propeller behind the fuselage.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pushernoun

    He who pushes forward.

    Etymology: from push.


  1. Pusher

    "The Pusher is a rock song written by Hoyt Axton, made popular by the 1969 movie Easy Rider which used Steppenwolfs version to accompany the opening scenes showing drug trafficking. The lyrics of the song distinguish between a dealer in drugs such as marijuana—who "will sell you lots of sweet dreams"—and a pusher of hard drugs such as heroin—a "monster" who doesn't care "if you live or if you die".


  1. pusher

    A pusher is someone or something that drives, propels, or urges something forward or onward. This term can be used in different contexts such as: 1. In sports, like table tennis or tennis, a pusher is a player who uses a defensive strategy, focusing on returning the ball over the net and keeping it in play, rather than shooting for winners. 2. In the drug world, a pusher is slang for a person who sells illegal drugs. 3. In aviation, a 'pusher' refers to the configuration of an aircraft where the propeller is mounted behind the engine to push the aircraft forward. 4. It can also refer to a machine or part of a machine that pushes something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pushernoun

    one who, or that which, pushes


  1. Pusher

    Pusher is a 1996 Danish crime film co-written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. The film was not only a huge success in Denmark, but also in many other European countries. The film became the first of a trilogy and launched Winding Refn's career. A Hindi remake of the film, directed by Assad Raja, was released in 2010. An English language remake directed by Luis Prieto was released in 2012.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pusher in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pusher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of pusher in a Sentence

  1. Joseph T. Chew:

    Expecting a carjacker or rapist or drug pusher to care that his possession or use of a gun is unlawful is like expecting a terrorist to care that his car bomb is taking up two parking spaces.

  2. Steve Nikoui:

    They sent my son over there as a paper pusher and then had the Taliban outside providing security.

  3. Top Egyptian businessman Naguib Sawiris:

    We all know the minute the decisions go down to our famous and most regarded bureaucrats you see one sign only: stop. They need to have a pusher, and the minister of investment is a pusher.

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