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Webster 1913 Edition


Mucker

Muck′er

(mŭk′ẽr)
,
Noun.
A term of reproach for a low or vulgar labor person.
[Slang]

Muck′er

,
Verb.
T.
To scrape together, as money, by mean labor or shifts.
[Obs.]
Udall.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mucker

MUCK'ER

,
Verb.
T.
[from muck.] To scrape together money by mean labor or shifts. [Not used in America.]

Definition 2022


mucker

mucker

English

Noun

mucker (plural muckers)

  1. (Britain, slang, Southern England, Northern Ireland) friend, acquaintance
    Fancy a pint, me old mucker?
  2. (slang, British Army) Typically comrade in reference to other friendly, low-ranking soldiers in the same situation.
    Go talk to your mucker!
  3. A person who removes muck (waste, debris, broken rock, etc.), especially from a mine, construction site, or stable.
  4. (archaic, derogatory) A low or vulgar labourer.

Usage notes

  • Mucker, in the friendly senses, is used almost exclusively by a man to another man.

Synonyms

  • (friend): See Wikisaurus:friend

Translations

Verb

mucker (third-person singular simple present muckers, present participle muckering, simple past and past participle muckered)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To scrape together (money, etc.) by mean labour or shifts.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Udall to this entry?)