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bruiser

A strong, hulking person, typically a man or boy. He broke his leg when some bruiser on the team fell on him in practice.

bruiser

(ˈbruzɚ)
n. a large, rough male. That bruiser must weigh a ton.
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Almost 20 years ago the 45-year-old mum-of-three appeared in little known BBC Two sketch show Bruiser. It was written by David Mitchell and Robert Webb, who Olivia went on to work with on Peep Show, where she played Sophie.
"Bruisers, I've never heard that before," defender Ben Sigmund was quoted to have said in the local media.
Johnny: My old band, the Bruisers, did a show in Germany.
Arsene Wenger's side were outmuscled in a crushing 2-0 defeat at the Reebok earlier this season by Bolton's bruisers. But Allardyce reckons his side will take a different approach tomorrow due to the number of players he has unavailable - and in particular the absence of Abdoulaye Faye.
Vocalist Peter Dolving and his angry Swedish bruisers unleashed an arsenal of brutality which produced a full-on mosh pit
With band practices and a DC shoe model (respectively) hanging in the balance, don't expect these two bruisers to be out for long.
Unlike the light, strong, metal-alloy bicycles with 10 speeds or more that abound in Western countries, cycle-rickshaws remain largely single-gear bruisers weighing up to 90 kilograms unloaded.
Pat Kelly's Coral Olympic Verdict BRUISERS BULLET, an unlucky loser in the opening round, gives the impression he could post a flashy time for Hove's 515 metres and his all-round speed can see him take the title.
hairy-arsed, aggressive bruisers who like to drink copious amounts of beer and party in the buff.
THE UK may have had a record year for new car registrations, but the market for big bruisers like the BMW 7-Series, Merc S-Class and Jag XJ is just treading water.
Boon questioned his long-term future in the sport after learning that his Champion Stakes and Juvenile winner Murrys Act, who also made the Derby final at the track, had been overlooked for a place in Wednesday's Star Sports Shootout at Towcester whereas Wallis's Bruisers Bullet was picked by the selection panel.
Kawasaki, with a tradition of strong-engined bruisers, is weighing in with the mighty ZX-10R.
BRUISERS BULLET can capitalise on a superb make-up to land tonight's superb Betfred Eclipse final at Nottingham (9.08, live on Sky Sports Arena).
Hacks are now taking bets on who would win a square-go between the two political bruisers. Obviously with Tommy's experience in the boxing ring, someone may be tempted to set up a charity bout.
THE Betfred Eclipse preparation of Bruisers Bullet is to be pushed back a week to treat general soreness following Monday's lacklustre 30.35sec trial over the 500m course at Nottingham, writes Jonathan Kay.