AskDefine | Define bouncer

Dictionary Definition

bouncer n : a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting [syn: chucker-out]

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Etymology

-er bounce

Noun

  1. A member of security personnel employed by bars, nightclubs, etc to maintain order and deal with patrons who cause trouble.
  2. A short pitched ball that bounces up towards, or above the height of the batsman's head.

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Translations

member of security personnel

Extensive Definition

Bouncer (from 'bounce' - changing the direction of motion after contact) may refer to:

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