bulldozer

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʊldəʊzər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbʊlˌdoʊzɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bŏŏldō′zər)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
bull•doz•er /ˈbʊlˌdoʊzɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Civil Engineeringa large, powerful tractor having a large blade at the front end.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bull•doz•er  (bŏŏldō′zər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Civil Engineeringa large, powerful tractor having a vertical blade at the front end for moving earth, tree stumps, rocks, etc.
  2. a person who intimidates or coerces.
  • 1875–80, American; 1925–30 for def. 1; bulldoze + -er1

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
bulldozer /ˈbʊlˌdəʊzə/ n
  1. a powerful tractor fitted with caterpillar tracks and a blade at the front, used for moving earth, rocks, etc
  2. informal a person who bulldozes
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