- a driver of mules.
Origin of muleteer
Examples from the Web for muleteer
Historical Examples of muleteer
And he slept in the temple, in the portico thereof, as sound as a muleteer.
He becomes a muleteer and accomplishes the success of which we have spoken.
Khalid proceeds with his allegory of the Muleteer and the Pack-Mule.
Garcia will have a suit of muleteer's clothes for you, and you can change at once.
I travelled with a muleteer, who did all the talking that was necessary.
- a person who drives mules
Word Origin and History for muleteer
"mule driver," 1530s, from Middle French muletier, from mulet "mule," a diminutive formation replacing Old French mul as the word for "mule" in French (see mule (n.1)).