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bouncer

A person (usually a strong one) whose job is to oust troublemakers or reject unwelcome people from a bar, club, or similar setting. Come on, the bouncer will never let two dweebs like us in. The bouncer is going to throw us out if you keep dancing on the tables like that.
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bouncer

n. a strong man hired to eject unruly people from a bar or similar place. (People supposedly bounce when thrown out.) I saw the bouncer looking at me, and I got out of there fast.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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