Definition of pusher in English:

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pusher

Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃə/

noun

1 informal A person who sells illegal drugs: an underworld of thugs, drug pushers, and thieves figurative the city share pushers
More example sentences
  • 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: [in combination]: the checkout trolley-pushers
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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.

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