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mucker

[muhk-er] /ˈmʌk ər/
noun
1.
Slang. a vulgar, illbred person.
2.
Informal. a person who often does or says the wrong thing; bungler.
3.
(especially in mining) a person who removes muck.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; muck + -er1
Related forms
muckerish, adjective
muckerism, noun
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  • The slab became lodged on the fender of the mucker itself.
British Dictionary definitions for mucker

mucker

/ˈmʌkə/
noun
1.
(mining) a person who shifts broken rock or waste
2.
(Brit, slang)
  1. a friend; mate
  2. a coarse person
Derived Forms
muckerish, adjective
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Slang definitions & phrases for mucker

mucker

noun

A crude and unreliable man; lout: cheap muckers with fine bodies

[1891+; fr German, ''sanctimonious bigot'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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