Definition of 'mugger'
Example sentences containing 'mugger'
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They approach those who enter with a determination akin to that of the charity mugger. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He played a teenage mugger who has to defend a block of flats against alien attackers. The Sun (2015)And it's about time those charity muggers lived up to their name. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yesterday, a pretty charity mugger came up to me and said she wanted to help the aged. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What about the burglars, muggers and other cons we are paying to keep in our prisons while their unscrupulous lawyers exhaust the system? The Sun (2015)COPS were last night hunting two teenage muggers who killed a woman of 85 for her handbag. The Sun (2012)Once upon a time, Britain used to have competent burglars and muggers and robbers. The Sun (2012)Police were last night hunting the two white muggers, said to be in their early 20s. The Sun (2008)The pal added: 'The two muggers kept on attacking him until a man came from across the street. The Sun (2012)A judge has lifted the anonymity of a teenage mugger after reading a letter from the five-year-old daughter of one of his victims. Times, Sunday Times (2012)THE opportunist mugger was given two years for robbing an exhausted special constable as he trudged home after tackling rioting gangs for 15 hours. The Sun (2011)I DON'T understand how anyone can be shocked by the fact that 76 per cent of teenage muggers walk free from court. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'mugger'
British English: mugger /ˈmʌɡə/ NOUN
A mugger is a person who attacks someone violently in a street in order to steal money from them.
If you come face to face with a mugger, what do you do?
- American English: mugger
- Arabic: حَرَامِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: assaltante
- Chinese: 抢劫犯
- Croatian: ulični kriminalac
- Czech: lupič
- Danish: voldsmand
- Dutch: straatdief
- European Spanish: atracador personas
- Finnish: pahoinpitelijä
- French: assaillant
- German: Straßenräuber
- Greek: κακοποιός
- Italian: rapinatore
- Japanese: 強盗 人
- Korean: 노상 강도
- Norwegian: raner
- Polish: bandyta uliczny
- European Portuguese: assaltante
- Romanian: tâlhar
- Russian: грабитель
- Spanish: atracador
- Swedish: rånare
- Thai: คนข่มขู่เพื่อชิงทรัพย์
- Turkish: kapkaççı
- Ukrainian: грабіжник
- Vietnamese: kẻ cướp
Definition of mugger from the Collins English Dictionary
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