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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 cricketfast/pace bowler a bowler who bowls the ball fast: It isn't easy to score runs against pace bowlers.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 hit

bowler noun [C] (HAT)

a bowler hat
Translations of “bowler”
in Arabic لاعِب الكُرة (في الكريكيت)…
in Korean 투구자…
in Malaysian topi pembaling…
in French (chapeau) melon…
in Turkish krikette topu atan oyuncu…
in Italian lanciatore, -trice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 板球投手…
in Russian боулер…
in Polish serwujący…
in Vietnamese mũ quả dưa…
in Spanish hongo, bombín…
in Portuguese lançador, -ora…
in Thai หมวกทรงกลมสีดำมีขอบโค้ง…
in German die Melone…
in Catalan llançador, -a…
in Japanese クリケットの投手…
in Indonesian topi bundar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 板球投手…
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