Wilson looked more like a bouncer at a waterfront bar than a ballplayer.
“Courtney Ames tries to be badass, she comes to court with a bouncer,” attorney Sean Erenstoft said.
Because of his size and acting chops, he was hoping to be cast as a bouncer or bartender.
For instance, due to his large size, people often mistake Tank for a bouncer.
He also failed a drug test and allegedly hit a bouncer so hard he punctured his eardrum.
It was a nightmare of smashed china, dropped cups, shouts of 'bouncer, bouncer!'
They had a bouncer on each of my elbows before I had moved five feet.
And the best thing that you can do is to join Fosbrooke and bouncer and me, in a trap to Woodstock to-morrow.
(reads) “accompanied by Mrs. bouncer, also of the Banbury Light Horse.”
Alick again began to turn, I thought, wolfish eyes at bouncer.
mid-19c. in various senses, noun derivative of bounce (v.) in its original sense of "thump, hit." Earliest attested is "boaster, bully, braggart" (1833); also "large example of its kind" (1842); "enforcer of order in a bar or saloon" (1865, American English, originally colloquial).
"The Bouncer" is merely the English "chucker out". When liberty verges on license and gaiety on wanton delirium, the Bouncer selects the gayest of the gay, and -- bounces him! ["London Daily News," July 26, 1883]