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bruiser

[ broo-zer ]SEE DEFINITION OF bruiser

Synonyms for bruiser

  • beast
  • blunderer
  • boor
  • brute
  • bumpkin
  • chump
  • clod
  • clodhopper
  • clown
  • dolt
  • dunce
  • fool
  • goon
  • half-wit
  • hayseed
  • idiot
  • imbecile
  • klutz
  • loser
  • lout
  • lunkhead
  • moron
  • nincompoop
  • ox
  • sap
  • simpleton
  • yokel
  • dumb ox
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Antonyms for bruiser

  • brain
  • genius
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRUISER

You will find her serviceable; she's a bruiser's lass and something above it.

Expert electrician, mechanic, sport spoiler and bruiser, eh?

That smile was enough to infuriate the bruiser beyond description.

The man declared that he was not a bruiser, and refused to stir.

"I reckon as 'ow 'e's a bit of a bruiser," was the not unexpected reply.

Bruiser Jake had mysteriously disappeared on the evening of election.

The Yorkshire man had a reputation as a bruiser and preferred fighting to eating.

There is nothing of the bruiser in the looks of the smooth-faced wrestlers.

In the course of the night, I had become famous in a small circle as a bruiser.

Of her specific exploits as a bruiser we hear of at least two near Dover.

WORD ORIGIN

"a pugilist," 1744, agent noun from bruise (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BRUISER

fighter

nounperson engaged in hostile encounter

goon

nounruffian
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