Definition of blockader in US English:



  • See blockade

    • ‘The main streets were shut by successive waves of blockaders who used everything from burning bales of hay to chains.’
    • ‘Road blockades, and the use of police and military force against the blockaders, could resume if a permanent agreement is not reached.’
    • ‘‘We can forcibly remove the blockades if we are sure that there is enough evidence that the blockaders are illegal,’ he told the Post.’
    • ‘Two rams and another iron warship were to form the nucleus of a Confederate fleet designed to sweep away the blockaders and challenge northern supremacy in American waters.’
    • ‘As you can hear from this home video, the police arrived and tried to reason with the blockaders.’