enforcer enforcer  /ɛn ˈfɔr sər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior

Usage(s):

  1. The Cuban dictator's brother has long been known as Fidel's enforcer.
  2. The Pope's chief enforcer of doctrine and morals, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger is the most powerful prince of the Church and one of the most despised.
  3. Ratzinger has been a tough theological enforcer in the church for more than two decades.

News

  1. Bruins vs. Blackhawks: A Boston Writer Weighs In

    Madhouse Enforcer is proud to present the second installment of our "Eye on the Enemy" series for the Stanley Cup Final, with Mike Miccoli of The Hockey Writers doing the honors. Photo Credit: AP
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Chicago

  2. EA Sports NHL 14: Feast your eyes on the 1st official trailer (Video)

    People really seem to like EA's NHL games, so this September, they're putting out another one. For the past little while, the developers have been releasing teasers demonstrating some of the game's new features, such as the enforcer and collision … Continue reading ?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Bruins vs Blackhawks: Eye On the Enemy

    Madhouse Enforcer, in an effort to better get to know the Boston Bruins, has tapped two talented B's writers to educate Blackhawks fans. Pez from Days of Y'Orr is first up. Photo Credit: Getty Images
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NBC Chicago

Quotes

  1. "Perk is our enforcer," Rondo said. "He's our biggest body we have to throw out there on Bynum. He clears the paint for us. He does a lot of intangibles. He's a great shot-blocker, rebounder, and he's the anchor of our defense."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Rajon Rondo Source: NBA.com

  2. "I'm real glad, man," Titans linebacker Keith Bulluck said. "I've been waiting for my enforcer to get back. We're about to go up to Philly and cause a lot of trouble this week."
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Keith Bulluck Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "He's a class player and has been for a long, long time, and showed while he was in Australia that he was a real enforcer," Kearns said. "He's a good bloke. I caught up with him a week after he knocked me out and we had a beer together. It...
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Robbie Kearns Source: The Canberra Times

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