Definition of "bulldozer" []

  • A heavy, driver-operated machine for clearing and grading land, usually having continuous treads and a broad hydraulic blade in front. (noun)
  • An overbearing person; a bully. (noun)
  • A powerful tractor fitted with caterpillar tracks and a blade at the front, used for moving earth, rocks, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A person who bulldozes (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bulldozer" in a sentence
  • "Pressing the L button for the 5th time (you'll hear 5 beeps) will put the Roomba in "bulldozer" mode, in other words it'll just roll forward no matter what, the sensors and bumpers and picking it up will not stop it."
  • "The word bulldozer wandered through his mind for a moment in search of something to connect with."
  • "In the short run the marginal cost of using a bulldozer is the wage of the operator and fuel."