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bouncer

[ boun-ser ]
/ ˈbaʊn sər /
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noun
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.
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Origin of bouncer

First recorded in 1755–65; bounce + -er1
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How to use bouncer in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bouncer

bouncer
/ (ˈbaʊnsə) /

noun
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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