verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of hugger-mugger
Words nearby hugger-mugger
Example sentences from the Web for hugger-mugger
Yes, some will fairly argue that a mugger could have a gun and will kill you if put up a fight.Don Lemon and the Rest of Society Don’t Understand How Rape Works|Emily Shire|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Florida pizza shop owner Scott Van Duzer may just be the most famous hugger in the country right now.Pizza Shop Owner Scott Van Duzer on Bear-Hugging President Obama|Kevin Fallon|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Amazingly, the mugger has actually been caught and the phone restored to its rightful owner.Prince Harry’s Return to London: Nightclub Photos, Stolen BlackBerry|Tom Sykes|December 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Did you hear the one about the citizen who was charged with assault for bringing down a runaway mugger?
But did you hear the one about the citizen who was charged with assault for bringing down a runaway mugger?
But they were taking no steps for this purpose; they were content with social hugger-mugger.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua|William Garden Blaikie
Cugger-mugger; whispering, gossiping in a low voice: Jack and Bessie had a great cugger-mugger.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
By the shaking of the chain he knew that the mugger was coming along, and he decided in a flash to take strong measures.The Romance of the Coast|James Runciman
He has jaws bigger than those of the largest Mugger crocodile, and a tremendous array of fang-like teeth.More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
"Three years, as men count years," said the Mugger, close pressed to the earth.The Bridge-Builders|Rudyard Kipling