brawler brawler

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fighter (especially one who participates in brawls)

Usage(s):

  1. The young John McCain was a constant breaker of rules, a brawler and a slob, an undersize punk with an oversize chip on his shoulder.
  2. And few can match either Donald Rumsfeld's hawkish stripes or his reputation as a bureaucratic brawler.
  3. This is Graziano the street fighter, the great lusty, gutsy brawler! Rocky bombs a right to the face, a right to the jaw, another right to the jaw, and Flowers is down!.

News

  1. Per Sacred Tradition, This Year's Xbox LIVE Summer Of Arcade Starts Just Before Fall

    Microsoft is shining the spotlight on four titles in August--starting with "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows"--as the publisher promotes another Summer of Arcade. It all kicks off on August 7 with the launch of "TMNT," the Activision-published brawler. That game is supposed to launch this summer on the PS3 and PC as [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. NEWS: Young Justice: Legacy Delayed on Nintendo Platforms

    ...but it's still coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation in September. Young Justice: Legacy, the brawler based on the Young Justice TV series, is now set for a "TBD" release date on Wii U, Wii, and 3DS, which translates to, as a Little Orbit representative told us, likely 2014, definitely not 2013. It was originally set for a September release, which is still when the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

  3. Nintendo developer video compares Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS

    Nintendo has released a new developer video detailing the differences between the Wii U and 3DS versions of its recently announced cross-franchise brawler Super Smash Bros . Director Masahiro Sakurai notes that "the total number of characters [in the Nintendo 3DS version] is the same as the Wii U version, but some of the stages will be completely different." In addition: "In the Nintendo 3DS ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Joystiq

Quotes

  1. Recently, welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made a statement defending his safety-first approach to fighting: "I'm not going to give names, but if I would tell you names, you would know who's a brawler, who's not, and who now has a problem...
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Georges St Pierre Source: FOXNews

  2. "I'll know right off the bat if he likes to come forward or counter punch, whether he'sa brawler or a smooth tactician," Diaz said. "It's the little things that will give him away. The way he stands, the way he moves. I can just tell."...
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Julio Diaz Source: BoxingScene.com

  3. "I am a blue-collar brawler, and I know who pays the rent and how I buy my Nicaraguan cigars, my beers and everything else," Mayorga stated. "It's the fans, and I love them all, even the ones who jeer me. Anyone who thinks this is some joke...
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: Ricardo Mayorga Source: MMAjunkie.com

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