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bouncer in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbouncerbounc‧er /ˈbaʊnsə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BODLsomeone whose job is to stand at the door of a club, bar etc and stop unwanted people coming in, or make people leave if they are behaving badly2 a fast ball in cricket that passes or hits the batsman above the chest after it bounces
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bouncerFrom next week, all bouncers will undergo a compulsory two-week training course and examination run by Northumbria police.As I walked through the door one of the two book-end bouncers began to saunter over to the reception desk.He bowls a good yorker and unlike a lot of bowlers with real pace he doesn't overdo the bouncers.So the owner of the place told the bouncer to throw him out.The bouncer checked me out for weapons at the door.Vengsarkar's method of playing the Thomson bouncer was to try to avoid it.