Bulldozer definition

bo͝oldōzər
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A person who bulldozes.
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An overbearing person; a bully.
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A bully, overbearing individual.
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A tractor with an attached blade for pushing earth and building debris for coarse preliminary surface grading, demolishing building structures, etc.
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One who bulldozes.
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(chiefly in the plural) A self-identified group of white US Southerners who colluded to influence outcomes of post-Reconstruction elections by intimidating, coercing and bullying black voters and legislators, including burning down houses and churches, flogging and murdering opponents. Also known as "regulators". Later used to describe anyone who intimidated or bullied in a similar manner.
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To bulldoze (push through forcefully).
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A tractor with a large, shovel-like blade on the front, for pushing or moving earth, debris, etc.
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A heavy, driver-operated machine for clearing and grading land, usually having continuous treads and a broad hydraulic blade in front.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bulldozer
Plural:
bulldozers

Origin of bulldozer

  • Originally bull-dozer (1875, Louisiana, US); bulldoze +‎ -er.

    From Wiktionary