1 [muhg-er]
a person who mugs, especially one who assaults a person in order to rob him or her.

1860–65, Americanism; mug + -er1 Unabridged


2 [muhg-er]
a broad-snouted crocodile, Crocodylus palustris, of southern Asia, that grows to a length of about 16 feet (4.88 meters).
Also, muggar, muggur.

1835–45; < Hindi magar Unabridged
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mugger1 (ˈmʌɡə)
1.  informal a person who commits robbery with violence, esp in the street
2.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) a person who overacts

mugger, muggar or muggur2 (ˈmʌɡə)
Also called: marsh crocodile a large freshwater crocodile, Crocodylus niloticus, inhabiting marshes and pools of India and Ceylon
[C19: from Hindi magar]
muggar, muggar or muggur2
[C19: from Hindi magar]
muggur, muggar or muggur2
[C19: from Hindi magar]

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Example sentences
The bird is not another creature struggling to exist in a snowfield but an
  opportunistic mugger from the polar wastes.
In plain language: the previously unremarkable mugger's face now evokes terror.
The mugger left for over an hour and came back and finished killing her.
The mugger came from a broken home and was trying to lift himself out of
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