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bowlernoun [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 ​ballfast: It isn't ​easy to ​scoreruns 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
(Definition of bowler from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bowler”
in Korean 투구자…
in Arabic لاعِب الكُرة (في الكريكيت)…
in Malaysian topi pembaling…
in French (chapeau) melon…
in Russian боулер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 板球投手…
in Italian lanciatore, -trice…
in Turkish krikette topu atan oyuncu…
in Polish serwujący…
in Spanish hongo, bombín…
in Vietnamese mũ quả dưa…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 人, 板球投手…
in Indonesian topi bundar…
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