Definition of Rusher

1. Noun. (football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by running with the ball.

Category relationships: Football, Football Game
Generic synonyms: Ball Carrier, Runner
Derivative terms: Rush



2. Noun. Someone who migrates as part of a rush to a new gold field or a new territory.
Generic synonyms: Migrant, Migrator

3. Noun. A person who rushes; someone in a hurry; someone who acts precipitously.
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Rush

Definition of Rusher

1. n. One who rushes.

2. n. One who strewed rushes on the floor at dances.

Definition of Rusher

1. Noun. A person who rushes. ¹

2. Noun. (American football) The fast defensive position whose objective is to sack the offensive team's quarterback. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) One who strews rushes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rusher

1. one that rushes [n -S] - See also: rushes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rusher

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rusher (current term)
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Literary usage of Rusher

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1. The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value and by John Proffatt, Abraham Clark Freeman (1886)
"rusher, 4 Bosw. 537, that a partner who claimed that there was a balance due him from his copartner, and that the latter had fraudulently procured from him ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of by New York (City) Superior Court, Joseph S. Bosworth, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott (1861)
"rusher rt al. 4. Although portions of such property may have come to the possession of different persons, all such persons who are not purchasers of it for ..."

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