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muggernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmʌɡ.ər/  us   //
a ​person who ​attackspeople in ​order to ​stealtheirmoney
(Definition of mugger from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mugger”
in Arabic قاطِع طَريق…
in Korean 강도…
in Portuguese assaltante…
in Catalan atracador, -a…
in Japanese 路上強盗(をする人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行凶抢劫犯…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攔路搶劫者,行兇搶劫犯…
in Italian scippatore, -trice…
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