Definition of moonshiner in English:


Syllabification: moon·shin·er
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onˌSHīnər


An illicit distiller or smuggler of liquor.
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  • They relish telling stories about moonshiners, smugglers, and contraband runners who successfully fool and evade federal agents.
  • The road ends at Upper Killeyan, but it is worth walking the last mile to the coast, once the favourite haunt of smugglers and moonshiners.
  • Later I discovered he had been a bootlegger and moonshiner during prohibition and had gone to live on the mountain to flee a gang who thought he owed them money.

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