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bowler

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbəʊlər/
in cricket, the player who throws the ball so someone can hit it CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
Translations of “bowler”
in Korean 투구자…
in Arabic لاعِب الكُرة (في الكريكيت)…
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 Spanish hongo, bombín…
in Portuguese lançador, -ora…
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…
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