Definition of Bulldozer

1. Noun. Large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground.

Exact synonyms: Dozer
Specialized synonyms: Angledozer
Generic synonyms: Tractor
Derivative terms: Bulldoze



Definition of Bulldozer

1. n. One who bulldozes.

Definition of Bulldozer

1. Noun. one who bulldozes ¹

2. Noun. (usually ''plural'') A self-identified group of white US Southerners who colluded to influence outcomes of post-Reconstruction elections by intimidating, coercing and bullying black voters and legislators, including burning down houses and churches, flogging and murdering opponents. Also known as "regulators". Later used to describe anyone who intimidated or bullied in a similar manner. ¹

3. Noun. A tractor with an attached blade for pushing earth and building debris for coarse preliminary surface grading, demolishing building structures, etc. ¹

4. Noun. A bully, overbearing individual. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bulldozer

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bulldozer

bulldog calf
bulldog clip
bulldog forceps
bulldog gravies
bulldog gravy
bulldog head
bulldog wrench
bulldogged
bulldogger
bulldoggers
bulldogging
bulldoggings
bulldogs
bulldoze
bulldozed
bulldozer
bulldozered
bulldozers
bulldozes
bulldozing
bulldust
bulldusts
bulldykes
bullectomies
bullectomy
bulled
bullen-bullen
bullen-nail
bullen-nails

Literary usage of Bulldozer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Railway Shop Up to Date: A Reference Book of Up to Date American Railway by Maham H. Haig (1907)
"Double bulldozer furnace, with two furnaces for heating material, each 8 ft. 11 Ins. long x 36 ins. wide, with one door for 15 hp bulldozer. ..."

2. Proceedings: Symposium on Fire in Wilderness and Park Management edited by James K. Brown, Robert W. Mutch, Charles W. Spoon, Ronald H. Wakimoto (1996)
"RESEARCH OBJECTIVES We compared (in three different forest habitats) initial vegetation establishment and long-term succession along bulldozer lines, ..."

3. Machine Tools and Workshop Practice for Engineering Students and Apprentices by Alfred Parr (1905)
"... separately to the table of a forming machine ("Bulldozer"), which in its motion and appearance somewhat resembles an ordinary planing machine (see Figs. ..."

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