Definition of bruiser
: a big husky man
Examples of bruiser in a Sentence
That boy is going to be a bruiser when he grows up!
Recent Examples of bruiser from the Web
So the ostensibly suave and clever sky pirate, Balthier, could be a mace-wielding mega-bruiser if the player wanted.
While Wynyard may not be as skilled as his more highly touted fellow UK post players this season, if Calipari needs a bruiser in the paint Wynyard may be his best option.
West is a mature presence, a heady high-post playmaker, and a bruiser at heart with mid-range touch.
Back then, he was known as a between-the-tackles bruiser despite his 5-foot-7 frame.
Garcetti was elected mayor in 2013 despite being targeted for defeat by the DWP’s biggest union and its two-fisted bruiser of a boss, Bryan D’Arcy.
Pettway is a 235-pound bruiser who ran for 1,227 yards last season.
Other anglers do nothing all summer but target big fish, hoping fate smiles upon them and sends a bruiser to interact with their oversized baits.
Star defender Ricardo Rodriguez is widely expected to leave for Italian giant AC Milan while midfield bruiser Luiz Gustavo is also expected to follow him out the door.
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: a large, strong man
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