- Slang. a vulgar, illbred person.
- Informal. a person who often does or says the wrong thing; bungler.
- (especially in mining) a person who removes muck.
Origin of mucker
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Examples from the Web for mucker
I want you to forget about that—this morning, and not think I am a galoot and a mucker.The Octopus
I've been going a mucker lately in all sorts of ways to try and get rid of it.The Dark Flower
"It's that mucker of a top sergeant, Quigley," says Wilfred.The House of Torchy
In my business you find that the man who reads books, comes a mucker!Mrs. Craddock
W. Somerset Maugham
"I think, if a fellow's come a mucker, he ought to have another chance," said Arthur.A Young Man's Year
- mining a person who shifts broken rock or waste
- British slang
- a friend; mate
- a coarse person
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