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Definition of battler in English:

noun

1A person who battles or fights.
Example sentences
  • But the credence of his claims was reinforced by the fact that the Brockton-born battler was smaller in stature than most he fought.
  • ‘She's a battler and a fighter and she never gives in,’ said her son, Geoffrey.
  • They're a bunch of battlers and defending is a priority.
1.1chiefly Australian /NZ A person who refuses to admit defeat in the face of difficulty.
Example sentences
  • But so what - we have been able to cause upsets in the past few years with the same battlers we have now and the same coach.
  • I've always said that if you need to raise money then you go where the battlers live - they always dig deep,’ he said.
  • At first it was a bunch of the usual suspects - passionate battlers with plenty of experience, as was shown in the ‘warm up’ round where everyone appeared to know what they were doing.

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