push·​er | \ ˈpu̇-shər How to pronounce pusher (audio) \

Definition of pusher

: one that pushes especially : one that pushes illegal drugs

Examples of pusher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pusher in the crown, meanwhile, can activate a minute repeater that strikes the hours, quarters and minutes on-demand. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 Aug. 2021 Other special guests this year include Congressmen Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) and Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), Pizzagate peddler Jack Posobiec and Tracy Beanz, an early pusher of Qanon. Zach Everson, Forbes, 1 Sep. 2021 For the scraping process, utilize the wooden cuticle pusher and scrape away from your cuticle bed toward the top of your nail. Danielle James, Good Housekeeping, 6 Aug. 2021 Mike Lindell is the single most prominent pusher this side of Donald Trump of the Big Lie – the idea that the 2020 election was somehow stolen despite zero evidence to back up that claim. Chris Cillizza, CNN, 6 Aug. 2021 Gently scrape the jelly-like substance with a wood stick cuticle pusher. Elizabeth Denton, Seventeen, 26 July 2021 Dallas’ interior run defense with his ability to occupy blocks and hold his ground and, in the future, could turn into an adequate interior pass rusher/pocket pusher as well. John Owning, Dallas News, 16 July 2021 Unveiled last month at Watches and Wonders Geneva, the Luminor Chrono Monopulsante GMT Blu Notte (PAM1135) from Panerai is a single pusher column-wheel chronograph with GMT functionality. Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 21 May 2021 The flyback chronograph is activated by pushing the pusher at 4 o’clock while the chronograph is running, enabling you to quickly time a new event without having to stop and reset the chronograph, saving you precious seconds. Kristen Shirley, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of pusher

1591, in the meaning defined above

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21 Sep 2021

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“Pusher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pusher. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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: someone who sells illegal drugs

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