battler battler

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who fights (or is fighting)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Even at 61, the broken-nosed, greying little battler was more than a match for most men.
  2. She might be a pioneer battler for reproductive rights, bravely tending to the misery of her countrywomen.
  3. And in her last months, before her death today at 62, Fawcett served as another important emblem: the gaunt, glamorous battler against anal cancer.

News

  • Chivas USA hail debutant Erick Torres after game-winner vs. Toronto FC

    CARSON, Calif. -- Massive. Excellent. Battler. Those were just some of the adjectives used by Erick Torres' Chivas USA teammates to describe the forward known as "Cubo" on Wednesday night following a 1-0 victory against Toronto FC at the StubHub Center.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "Jim and I agreed that he needs to concentrate all of his efforts on his recovery," Eagles head coach Andy Reid said in a statement. "His health is No. 1. He's struggling but he'sa tough guy and a true battler. I hope everyone will keep him...
    on May 19, 2009 By: Andy Reid Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  2. Jewell, whose side are bottom of the table, said: "Danny has been playing at the highest level for a long time now, including a World Cup for England, so nothing will faze him. He is a hardened battler and will be great in the dressing room. With...
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Paul Jewell Source: The Times

  3. "To get these guys, you got to make pitches," Martin said. "Baseball is a game of failure and you can't be afraid to fail. Kuroda knows how to get guys out. He's a battler and he goes out there and competes."
    on Oct 11, 2008 By: Russell Martin Source: USA Today

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