American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who commits a mugging.
- n. One who makes exaggerated faces, as in performing.
- n. A large crocodile (Crocodilus palustris) of southwest Asia, having a very broad wrinkled snout.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as muggar.
- n. A street robber.
- n. A person who makes exaggerated faces, as a performance; a gurner.
- n. A large crocodile Crocodilus palustris of southwest Asia, having a very broad wrinkled snout.
GNU Webster's 1913
- The common crocodile (Crocodilus palustris) of India, the East Indies, etc. It becomes twelve feet or more long.
- n. A thief who takes property by threatening (or performing) violence on the person who is robbed; a person who commits a mugging; one who mugs. See mug, v. t.
- n. a robber who takes property by threatening or performing violence on the person who is robbed (usually on the street)
- Hindi magar, from Sanskrit makaraḥ, crocodile, of Dravidian origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Truslove will be mugged on the way home from the party — all the more humiliatingly when he discovers that the mugger is a woman — and his experience and perspective will be central to the narrative.”
“I was watching the film and thinking, 'This doesn't feel right,' and then at the end you see that the mugger is laughing, and has somehow been caught on camera.”
“All the hugger and mugger is over the cubicle walls, which is fine this week.”
“The same policies that have destroyed our public services and infrastructure, as well as creating a mindless, self-centred society, where a drug taking mugger is reggarded as being morally equivalent to you or I, he’s not bad you understand – just different!”
“The mugger was a figment of her imagination, the girl is real!!”
“The mugger was a wanted criminal, so Cat gets a reward, and a front page article in the Daily News.”
“The helicopter then touches down so that the same man, known as a mugger, can dash in and use a syringe to administer a mild sedative to the animal.”
“Why is it that with all the "bail outs" I feel that I and my progeny are being continuously mugged and that the mugger is the government?”
“Back in July I had an encounter with a "mugger" I had been out on the water almost 4 hours with not a single bite.”
“At the top, as he was hanging up his coat in the passage, the zoological demonstrator, a young man from Oxford, who secretly regarded him as a blatant "mugger" of the very worst type, offered his heartiest congratulations.”
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