Pronunciation: (en-fôr'sur, -fōr'-), [key]
1. a person or thing that enforces.
2. the member of a group, esp. of a gang, charged with keeping dissident members obedient.
3. a person, esp. a public official, who enforces laws, regulations, rules, or the like.
4. Also called policeman. Ice Hockey.a physically intimidating or willingly belligerent player who is counted on to retaliate when rough tactics are used by the opposing team.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.