Examples from the Web for bouncer
But the bouncer catches up with you a couple of blocks away and pops you.Mark Ruffalo Blasts Iraq’s GOP Warmongers, Talks ‘Begin Again’ and ‘Avengers’|Marlow Stern|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He also failed a drug test and allegedly hit a bouncer so hard he punctured his eardrum.Sham Classes and Crime Coverups Are the NCAA Normal|Robert Silverman|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few minutes later, the bouncer hands me a paper hat featuring an orange T-Rex about to swallow a smaller blue dinosaur.
Some said yes—but one added, "why would you want to get arrested and be a bouncer?"
Because of his size and acting chops, he was hoping to be cast as a bouncer or bartender.
By the way, let me congratulate you on your distinct success as Mrs. Bouncer, last evening.Miss Hildreth, Volume 2 of 3|Augusta de Grasse Stevens
Bouncer had sat very quietly in the boat watching all our proceedings.
Old Mr. Bouncer was in charge of the family that afternoon, because Benjamin and Flopsy had gone out.The Tale of Mr. Tod|Beatrix Potter
Bouncer accompanied us, and he was so well-trained that he would assist us greatly should we fall in with a deer.
Mr. Bouncer did not condescend to do more than nod his head.Phineas Redux|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for bouncer
Word Origin and History for bouncer
mid-19c. in various senses, noun derivative of bounce (v.) in its original sense of "thump, hit." Earliest attested is "boaster, bully, braggart" (1833); also "large example of its kind" (1842); "enforcer of order in a bar or saloon" (1865, American English, originally colloquial).
"The Bouncer" is merely the English "chucker out". When liberty verges on license and gaiety on wanton delirium, the Bouncer selects the gayest of the gay, and -- bounces him! ["London Daily News," July 26, 1883]