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Etymology 1[edit]

jag +‎ -er


jagger (plural jaggers)

  1. carrier, carter
  2. peddler, hawker
    • 1821, Sir Walter Scott, The Pirate
      The jagger, with those green, goggling, and gain-descrying kind of optics, which we have already described, continued gazing for an instant after the customer, who treated his wares with such irreverence.
  3. A jagging iron used for crimping pies, cakes, etc.
  4. A toothed chisel.
  5. jag
    • (Can we date this quote?), Larry Enright, A King in a Court of Fools
      I don't know if you've ever gotten close to a jagger bush, but those stickers can be pretty mean.
    • 2011- , Chris Preksta, Curt Wootton, Pittsburgh Dad: Everything Your Dad Has Said to You
      How about we play The Store is a jagger bush and you don't touch nothing.

Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of jaguar +‎ tiger


jagger (plural jaggers)

  1. The offspring of a male jaguar and a female tiger.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for jagger in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)