bruiser

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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.
References in classic literature ?
"Pat" Callahan--"Growler" Pat, as he had been known before he ascended the bench--had begun life as a butcher boy and a bruiser of local reputation; he had gone into politics almost as soon as he had learned to talk, and had held two offices at once before he was old enough to vote.
Silverstein's hysterical sneer, "keepin' company vit a bruiser." Next, Silverstein and his wife fell to differing on "noted" and "notorious" as applicable to her lover.
The Yorkshire man had a reputation as a bruiser and preferred fighting to eating.
Now a Bruiser - really Rudi - has answered the call and is ready to take a bow...
In further Legacy news, the Mutt added Aussie wunderkind Shane Cross to the team and--holy shit--is he a bruiser! Rumors of attacks on rails in the high teens are already floating around after the kid's first week in the US.