[ UK /bˈə‍ʊlɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈboʊɫɝ/ ]
  1. a cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
  2. a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
  3. a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins
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How To Use bowler In A Sentence

  • The leading spin bowler will also feature automatically in one of them. Times, Sunday Times
  • Agarkar, it might be observed, is a much better bowler with the old ball when he can generate reverse swing.
  • But it was the bowler's general bearing and neatness which charmed the young writer almost as much as the name he'd been seeking for his newly conceived character of a gentleman's gentleman. From Jeeves to Herriot: all creatures great and sporty | Frank Keating
  • Vic Craven edged a ball on to his stumps to make the former England star only the fifth bowler currently playing anywhere in the world to have joined the elite club.
  • Their strokeplay was confident as England's bowlers began to wilt in the heat. The Sun
  • To Slegge's annoyance, he very soon found that if the prestige of the school was to be kept up Glyn and Singh must be in the eleven, for the former in a very short time was acknowledged to be the sharpest bowler in the school, while, from long practice together, Singh was an admirable wicket-keeper -- one who laughed at gloves and pads, was utterly without fear, and had, as Wrench said -- he being a great admirer of a game in which he never had a chance to play -- "a nye like a nork. Glyn Severn's Schooldays
  • And there are no bonnets or bowler hats. The Sun
  • I suspect this match will not be the best advertisement for it - the pitch is the kind that'll drive the bowlers to drink and dissolution.
  • And not only the punters: TV's Angular Ex-England Fast Bowler Punditry Eminence could be seen holding court in raddled picnic pose, a tiny plastic Viking hat on his head. Sozzled - how English cricket got lost in drink | Barney Ronay
  • Peter Bowler has spent years resurrecting old and forgotten words that are spectacularly precise in their meaning.
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