enforcer

noun en·forc·er \ in-ˈfȯr-sər , en- \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of enforcer

1 : one that enforces
2 a : a violent criminal employed by a crime syndicate; especially : hit man 1
b : player (as in ice hockey) known for rough play and fighting

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1580

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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