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Pusher  n.  
One who, or that which, pushes.
One who sells illegal drugs, esp. one who tries to convince others to use such drugs.
(Railroad) A second engine attached to the rear of a train to provide extra power for climbing steep grades.

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"Pusher" Quotes from Famous Books

... train pushing slowly on, the head locomotive aided by a pusher picked up at the junction, the berths were made up and everybody in the Pullman coach ...
— Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp • Alice B. Emerson

... of horsemanship is exhibited by the flyers! Tongs comes off at the first fence, the horse making straight for a pond, while the rest rattle on in a mass. The second fence is small, but there's a ditch on the far side, and Pusher and Gander severally measure their lengths on the rushy pasture beyond. Still there are ten left, and nobody ever reckoned upon these ...
— Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour • R. S. Surtees

... names,—my bunguetee, my stopple too, my bush-rusher, my gallant wimble, my pretty borer, my coney-burrow-ferret, my little piercer, my augretine, my dangling hangers, down right to it, stiff and stout, in and to, my pusher, dresser, pouting stick, my honey pipe, my pretty pillicock, linky pinky, futilletie, my lusty andouille, and crimson chitterling, my little couille bredouille, my pretty rogue, and so forth. It belongs to me, said one. It is mine, said the other. What, quoth a third, shall I have no share in it? ...
— Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. • Francois Rabelais

... remarkable fellow," said I, "and a perfect specimen of the pusher and hustler—a quick-witted man of affairs. If he is ever put down, ...
— Aladdin & Co. - A Romance of Yankee Magic • Herbert Quick

Words linked to "Pusher" :   nudger, drug peddler, pill pusher, zori, pushchair, interloper, sandal, shover, bassinet, drug dealer, mover, pedal pusher, baby buggy, trespasser, peddler, pencil pusher, stroller, intruder, outlaw, push, perambulator

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