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mucker

[ muhk-er ]
/ ˈmʌk ər /
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noun
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.
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Origin of mucker

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; muck + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM mucker

muck·er·ish, adjectivemuck·er·ism, noun
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How to use mucker in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for mucker

mucker
/ (ˈmʌkə) /

noun
mining a person who shifts broken rock or waste
British slang
  1. a friend; mate
  2. a coarse person

Derived forms of mucker

muckerish, adjective
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