[ boun-ser ]
/ ˈbaʊn sər /


a person or thing that bounces.
a person who is employed at a bar, nightclub, etc., to eject disorderly persons.
something large of its kind.

Origin of bouncer

First recorded in 1755–65; bounce + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for bouncer

/ (ˈbaʊnsə) /


slang a person employed at a club, pub, disco, etc, to throw out drunks or troublemakers and stop those considered undesirable from entering
slang a dishonoured cheque
cricket another word for bumper 1
a person or thing that bounces
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