from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who brawls, engages in noisy, unseemly fights.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One that brawls; wrangler.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who brawls; a noisy fellow; a wrangler.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fighter (especially one who participates in brawls)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The original Karateka was what might loosely be termed a brawler, and saw you travelling deep into the heart of a forbidding oriental fortress to rescue a captured princess.
I can name four people who are closely associated with Mayor Fenty publicly, and only one of them helps him politically, even marginally: Consigliore Peter Nickles; Chancellor Michelle Rhee; Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity brother Sinclair Skinner; and Ron Moten, self-described 'brawler' and Fenty-described 'great Washingtonian.'
Almost two decades after Moten was jailed for selling crack in Petworth, the community activist and self-described "brawler" is emerging as an influential force in the race between Fenty and D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C.
And Fenty has publicly praised Ron Moten -- the Peaceoholics founder and bare-knuckle "brawler" who benefited from millions in city contracts under Fenty -- as a "great Washingtonian."
But she dangerously dismisses racism as a factor in drawing white male voters to Hillary Clinton's campaign in her New York Times op-ed essay this week Instead she endorses Clinton's archetype as a "brawler" who gets "down with the boys". as a model for women candidates in the future.
As for the gameplay, senior producer Jeronimo Barrera took the "brawler" genre -- 2-D fighting games like Double Dragon that had become passe -- and spectacularly reinvented it by incorporating advances from its more recent titles, most notably the ability to give orders to one's fellow gang members.
A throwback middle linebacker, Erickson's nose for the ball and love of contact make him the kind of brawler who would thrive in football's leather helmet era.
We hear there's some kind of brawler customisation and multiplayer combat - and could that be a Metroid influence in the second screen below?
Kenka Bancho is about the only recently released game that can lay claim to the genre of "brawler" without embarrassing itself.
-- Ron Moten's role in the Fenty campaign is examined by Tim Craig: "[T] he community activist and self-described 'brawler' is emerging as an influential force in the race between Fenty and [Gray].
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.