a person who bowls
Brit. a derby hat
Origin of bowlerafter J. Bowler, 19th-c. London hat manufacturer
One who bowls, as in cricket or bowling.
A derby hat.
Origin of bowlerProbably from bowl 2
From bowl + -er.
From the name of the hatmakers Thomas and William Bowler, associated with early production.
- Once you see you have a serious bowler on your hands, however, look into gripping sole-bottomed shoes, which tend to be pricier than smooth-soled ones.
- Although most bowling alleys supply just about anything a bowler might need, many serious bowlers prefer to have their own equipment.
- The brightly colored athletic shoes will put you in the running for most fashionable bowler and could boost your score as well.
- A gaming system of their own, or a date to play at your home on a regular basis, could have an elderly bowler throwing strikes and spares while enjoying the sounds of the falling pins and the fun of participating in the game.
- Ogre Bowler is built off the platform used for the successful Polar Bowler series and has the same real-life bowling rules as your local alley.