AskDefine | Define bowler

Dictionary Definition



1 delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
2 rolls balls down an alley at pins
3 a hat that is round and black and hard with a narrow brim; worn by some British businessmen [syn: bowler hat, derby, plug hat]

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Etymology 1

From bowl + -er.


  1. In the context of "bowling": One who engages in the sport of bowling.
  2. In the context of "cricket}} The player currently bowling.

Extensive Definition

Bowler may refer to:
bowler in Danish: Bowler
bowler in German: Bowler
bowler in French: Lexique du cricket#Bowler
bowler in Dutch: Bowler
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