Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, plugs.
  • n. A dental instrument used to insert fillings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, plugs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which plugs; specifically, a dentists' instrument, of various forms, for driving and packing a filling material into a hole in a carious tooth. See dental hammer, under hammer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who is an active supporter and advocate

Etymologies

plug +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Poutine is french fries with gravy and cheese curds on top (a real vein plugger!).

    Obama calls a corpsman a "corpseman"

  • When I was a tanker, we didn't have things like FBCB2 and a plugger was a luxury.

    StrategyPage.com

  • I guess the only thing separating me from being a plugger is the fact that none of my employers 'names ever contained the syllable' mart '.

    Blogtimore, Hon

  • The "plugger," however, is the top used to shoot with and as a rule is the boy's choicest one.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

  • Now, I'm not a big "plugger" and I'm definitely not someone who is generally interested in fields like communications, but the program here is so cool that I just feel the need to share.

    Jewlicious

  • He's strong and chiseled but doesn't have the raw size to necessarily be an NFL run-plugger.

    Arizona - Team Notes

  • •RB: Sammy Morris, N.E. Old plugger overcame injuries and helped the Patriots 'ground game do the same; Maurice Jones-Drew, Jac.

    Annual All-Joe team: Honoring those who won little acclaim

  • On this front her TV plugger – Craig McNeil from Beggars – has played something of a blinder.

    How Adele conquered the world

  • He infiltrated the pop music world with the aid of his brother, who was a professional song plugger and worked as a delivery boy for a music publisher.

    Smiling With Song

  • Social networking site LinkedIn, a potentially profitable plugger in a field of fast-moving flameouts, is starting to flex.

    LinkedIn Hooks Up

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