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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim; A player who rolls balls down an alley at pins; A cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket.

Usage examples (32)
  • Not wearing a bowler in the city of London in the 40's would have been like not wearing a tie with a pinstripe.
  • Think (assuming you grew up with the Guardian and BBC) bone-headed bigots in bowler hats.
  • Fender is a slow spin bowler, and the others fast, to which our batsmen were not accustomed.
  • The little governess shrank into her corner as four young men in bowler hats passed, staring through the door and window. for more
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