Origin of enforcer
verb (used with object), en·forced, en·forc·ing.
Origin of enforce
Synonyms for enforce
Related Words for enforcerssoldier, guerrilla, executioner, criminal, assassin, perpetrator, enforcer, authoritarian, bully, stickler, tyrant, despot, taskmaster, clipper, killer, gun, butcher, slayer, dropper, liquidator
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Contemporary Examples of enforcers
About half of the enforcers are locals—they are ones who wear face masks most of the time.Darkness at Noon Prayers: Inside the Islamic Police State
November 5, 2014
In January 2005, enforcers learned that one of the girls was expecting a child.Did Christie Go Easy on a Human Trafficker Just to Bust a Small-Time Pol?
March 17, 2014
Indeed, they mistrust women, whom they see as enforcers of middle-class earning expectations they cannot meet.New New Fatherhood in the Inner City
July 2, 2013
And the best part for the enforcers of righteousness is that their dictates never have to be explained in any meaningful sense.Hamas: The Palestinian Fashion Police
April 9, 2013
“The skepticism does not arise over technology, but it instead arises over the will of the enforcers,” she said.Can a Wristwatch Really Cure India’s Rape Problem?
February 24, 2013
1570s, agent noun from enforce. Meaning "intimidator" is from 1934, U.S. underworld slang.