Definition of pusher in English:


Syllabification: push·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝oSHər


  • 1 informal A person who sells illegal drugs.
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    • I am saying that if people had somewhere they could legally buy cannabis, the drug pushers would have lost a huge part of their market.
    • They act like pushers selling cheap drugs to a gullible public with the financial sector as the intermediary.
    • His vigilant eyes came to life as he spotted his preys: it was a group of drug pushers and thieves.
  • 2A person or thing that pushes something.
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    • A pusher pushes the loaded clips out of the device one at a time.
    • Parcel pusher DHL is considering offshoring the last remnants of its IT department.
    • She was a general in charge of MP's, not some pencil pusher.
  • 2.1 informal A forceful or pushy person: she got things moving, she was a tremendous pusher

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