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noun [C] (PERSON)    /ˈbəʊ.lər/ US  /ˈboʊ.lɚ/
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
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