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English definition of “bruiser”

bruiser

noun [C]     /ˈbruː.zər/ US  /-zɚ/ informal disapproving
a big, strong, rough man: He's an ugly bruiser - I wouldn't like to meet him down a dark alley!Unpleasant menUnpleasant people in general
(Definition of bruiser noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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