muggle

[ muhg-uhl ]
/ ˈmʌg əl /

noun

a nonmagical person in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter universe.
  1. a person who is not familiar with the Harry Potter universe: He’s a muggle—he hasn’t read any of the books.
  2. a person who is not familiar with or knowledgeable about a specific subject (often used attributively): I’m a true fan of K-pop, and my brother is just a muggle.

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Origin of muggle

First recorded in 1995–2000; from the Harry Potter series of novels by J.K. Rowling
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