- Rhymes: -ʌkə(r)
mucker (plural muckers)
- (UK, slang, southern) friend
- Fancy a pint, me old mucker?
- (slang, Northern Ireland) friend or acquaintance
- How's about ye mucker? = How are you?
- A person who removes muck (waste, debris, broken rock, etc.), especially from a mine, construction site, or stable.
- (archaic, derogatory) A low or vulgar labourer.
- Mucker, in the friendly senses, is used almost exclusively by a man to another man.
- (obsolete, transitive) To scrape together (money, etc.) by mean labour or shifts.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Udall to this entry?)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.