- 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
Related Words for muckerlout, buffoon, rustic, clodhopper, oaf, tightwad, beast, provincial, peasant, yokel, miser, niggard, rube, bumpkin, bucolic, boor, hind, blockhead, yahoo, gawk
Examples from the Web for mucker
Historical Examples of 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