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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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lout, buffoon, rustic, clodhopper, oaf, tightwad, beast, provincial, peasant, yokel, miser, niggard, rube, bumpkin, bucolic, boor, hind, blockhead, yahoo, gawk

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muck up, muck-a-muck, muck-up, muck-up day, muckamuck, mucker, mucking, muckland, muckle, muckluck, muckrake

Origin of mucker

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; muck + -er1
Related formsmuck·er·ish, adjectivemuck·er·ism, noun
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mucker

/ (ˈmʌkə) /

noun

mining a person who shifts broken rock or waste
British slang
  1. a friend; mate
  2. a coarse person
Derived Formsmuckerish, adjective
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