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bowler

noun [C] uk   /ˈbəʊ.lər/ us    /ˈboʊ.lɚ/

bowler noun [C] (PERSON)

someone who bowls (= throws the ball), especially in cricketCricketGeneral terms used in ball sports fast/pace bowler a bowler who bowls the ball fast: It isn't easy to score runs against pace bowlers.CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports spin bowler a bowler who spins the ball so that when it hits the ground it bounces in an unexpected way, making it difficult to hitCricketGeneral terms used in ball sports

bowler noun [C] (HAT)

a bowler hatThings worn to cover the head, face or neck
(Definition of bowler from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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