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UK [ˈbəʊlə(r)] / US [ˈboʊlər] noun [countable]
Word forms "bowler":
singular bowler plural bowlers
1) the person throwing the ball towards the batsman in the sport of cricket
2) someone who plays the sport of bowls or bowling

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  • bowler — bowler1 [bōl′ər] n. a person who bowls bowler2 [bōl′ər] n. [after J. Bowler, 19th c. London hat manufacturer] Brit. a derby hat …   English World dictionary

  • Bowler — Bowl er, n. One who plays at bowls, or who rolls the ball in cricket or any other game. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bowler — Bowl er, n. [From 2d {Bowl}.] A derby hat. [Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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