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Definition of "pusher" [push•er]

  • Slang One who sells drugs illegally. (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.

Use "pusher" in a sentence
  • "On April 14, accompanied by his mechanic Teodoro Madariaga, Salinas flew Sonora, his Glenn Martin pusher biplane, overhead and began bombing the Guerrero."
  • "Except, perhaps, if the pusher is teaching you how to sell cut drugs."
  • "Frist is the main pusher of the nuclear option and if he is too sidetracked or marginalized as is Delay, then the attempt by the neocons to savage tradition has less of a chance of happening."