Definition of pusher in English:


Line breaks: push¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃə


  • 1 informal A person who sells illegal drugs: an underworld of thugs, drug pushers, and thieves figurative the city share pushers
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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: [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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