A bulldozer.



  • A tractor with an attached blade for pushing earth and building debris for coarse preliminary surface grading, demolishing building structures, etc.
  • One who bulldozes.
  • A member of 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.
  • A bully; an overbearing individual.


  • To bulldoze (push through forcefully).


Similar words


  • Originally bull-dozer (1875, Louisiana, US); bulldoze + -er.

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