Origin of pusher
Examples from the Web for pusher
Contemporary Examples of pusher
Now, she stars in the first big film of her career, Pusher, out Friday, and produced by Nicolas Winding Refn (director of Drive).
After that, she says, she and Winding Refn plan to team up for a sequel to Pusher—but this time, the story will center around Flo.
Historical Examples of pusher
His name should be "Pusher," "Advance Man," or something of that sort, and not artist.Adventures in the Arts
The girl, who had paused when he did, leaned on the pusher of her go-cart, studying him calmly.The Dust Flower
At the rear the "pusher off" half reclined, graceful and nonchalant.The Adventures of Bobby Orde
Stewart Edward White
As a rule, all that a "pusher" or distributor can tell is where he got the bad money.The Barrel Mystery
William J. (William James) Flynn
Barry, the "pusher" (under foreman), waved his outstretched hand.The Walking Delegate
- a type of aircraft propeller placed behind the engine
- a type of aircraft using such a propeller
1590s in a literal sense, agent noun from push (v.). Meaning "peddler of illegal drugs" (1935 in prison slang) is from the verb in the "promote" sense.