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drug mule

Syllabification: drug mule

Definition of drug mule in English:


A person who transports illegal drugs by swallowing them or concealing them in a body cavity.
Example sentences
  • She found a quicker way to make money: being a drug mule.
  • He offers Maria freedom, first on the back of his motorbike, then with the opportunity to earn 'easy' money as a drug mule.
  • Lloyd, the manager, is now a drug mule.

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