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rumrunner

[ruhm-ruhn-er] /ˈrʌmˌrʌn ər/
noun
1.
a person or ship engaged in smuggling liquor.
Origin
1920
1920, Americanism; rum1 + runner
Related forms
rumrunning, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for rum-runner
n.

"smuggler or transporter of illicit liquor," 1919, from rum (n.) + runner.

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