noun• informal , • derogatory
- 1A person who is tough and aggressive and enjoys a fight or argument: thick-necked bruisers in shell suits his reputation as a political bruiserMore example sentences
- His opponent, meanwhile, is one of the most bruising of political bruisers.
- He has been swiftly replaced by a bearded cabinet minister, renowned as a no-nonsense, hardline political bruiser with the sort of right-wing policies you never dreamed you'd see from the Labour Party.
- He was a lord of language and the most feared political bruiser of his time.
- 1.1A professional boxer: a decent, gentle bruiser who almost knocked out one the greatest heavyweights of all timeMore example sentences
- The Newbridge bruiser won the British super-middleweight title in his 14th professional fight and made nine defences before challenging the battle-hardened Eubank for the WBO crown.
- In round five and six, Mesi's reputed power shook Jirov but he hung tough to counter with stinging combinations on the Buffalo bruiser, who does not have racehorse speed.
- When street sweeping and a boxing match against a bruiser twice his size fail to raise the necessary funds, the Tramp turns to his millionaire friend for help.
More definitions of bruiserDefinition of bruiser in:
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