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bolter Line breaks: bolt¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊltə/

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Definition of bolter in English:


1A person or animal that bolts or runs away.
1.1Australian /NZ An outsider in a sporting event or other competition.
1.2Australian historical An escaped convict or absconder.

Words that rhyme with bolter

coulter (US colter), Volta

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