Mugger



[muhg-er] /ˈmʌg ər/

noun
1.
a person who , especially one who assaults a person in order to rob him or her.
[muhg-er] /ˈmʌg ər/
noun
1.
a broad-snouted crocodile, Crocodylus palustris, of southern Asia, that grows to a length of about 16 feet (4.88 meters).
/ˈmʌɡə/
noun
1.
(informal) a person who commits robbery with violence, esp in the street
2.
(mainly US & Canadian) a person who overacts
/ˈmʌɡə/
noun
1.
a large freshwater crocodile, Crocodylus niloticus, inhabiting marshes and pools of India and Ceylon Also called marsh crocodile
n.

1865, agent noun from mug (v.1).

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