bruiser bruiser


  • (n) a large and strong and heavyset man



  1. Yeoh's glorious balancing act with a plate of tofu is rightly famed: she never lets it touch the ground while successfully fending off an arrogant bruiser.
  2. A sample: in Joe's first fight, the referee, a ghastly old bruiser, turns out to be the brother of Joe's opponent.
  3. He's been painted as a bruiser who single-handedly trained McCain in the ruthless ways of general-election politics, in which the press is an adversary and any candor is punished.


  1. Hawks can count on Keith to log heavy minutes

    Quenneville says defenseman at 'elite status as far as his conditioning' Defenseman Duncan Keith isn't noticed for being a muscle-bound bruiser at 6-foot-1, 200 pounds. But his physical gift of logging ironman minutes is just as essential as hard hits to the Blackhawks.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Top 50 big Reid Travis to visit Gonzaga, continue working on his versatility

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va — Reid Travis is as tough as they come on the basketball court. A 6-foot-8, 240 lb bruiser, Travis has developed a reputation for himself nationally as a bully in the paint. He’s a double-double machine with a nose for the ball and a sense of how to gain position down-low. He finishes…
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: Beyond the Arc

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