bouncer bouncer  /ˈbaʊn sər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting

Usage(s):

  1. For Manhattan's Dizzy Club, Host Lou Richman, brother of Songster Harry Richman, engaged a new bouncer.
  2. He worked odd jobs strip-club bouncer, porn company bodyguard until he started street fighting about seven years ago for money in Miami backyards.
  3. Emigrated to Israel in 1978, where he found work as a bouncer at a nightclub in Beersheva.

News

  1. Salem bouncer charged with assault

    SALEM -- A bouncer at Tavern in the Square has been charged with slamming a patron to the floor and fracturing his skull during an encounter inside the Washington Street restaurant last month. Nicholas Quartarone, 19, of 57 Hillside Ave., Beverly, p
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Salem News

  2. Lawsuit filed by bouncer 2011 St. Charles bar fight

    A bouncer at the Filling Station in St. Charles says he was kicked, beaten and strangled in November 2011 after he told two men to leave, and has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $50,000 damages. Jason Nord and Peter Currie, both 35 and from St. Charles, were originally charged with felonies but pleaded guilty to misdemeanors in spring 2012.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. Bouncer attacked, women arrested after fight at Rock Hill pizzeria

    Two women were shackled at the Rock Hill jail after police arrested them when a bar brawl fraught with racial tension resulted in one getting drunk and running from police, and the other one assaulting a bouncer on Tuesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Rock Hill Herald

Quotes

  1. "It's getting busy in there -- busier than they expected," guitarist Jonny Greenwood wrote of the band's official WASTE store, which is selling "In Rainbows." "I sound like a bouncer. Get behind the rope. No denim. Thanks for your patience...
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Jonny Greenwood Source: Glide Magazine

  2. "It is important for me, the team and my country to perform well," said Gul. "In Twenty20, you have to be able to bowl the yorker, bouncer and the slower ball. Now I want to be the highest wicket-taker in the tournament."
    on Jun 13, 2009 By: Umar Gul Source: AFP

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