bowler

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Noun[change]

Singular
bowler

Plural
bowlers

A bowler in a game of cricket. (sense 1)
A bowler in a game of bowls. (sense 2)
  1. (countable) (cricket) A bowler is a role in cricket which involves bowling the ball to the batsman.
    The bowler bowls the ball and hits the stumps.
  2. (countable) (bowls) A bowler is the player who rolls the ball in a game of bowls.