Share this entry

Share this page

smuggler

Line breaks: smug|gler
Pronunciation: /ˈsmʌɡ(ə)lə(r)
 
, ˈsmʌɡlə(r)/

Definition of smuggler in English:

noun

A person who smuggles goods: drug smugglers
More example sentences
  • She could have been a heroin mule or a gun smuggler for all anyone knew.
  • Her rum and brandy will be contraband bought from sea smugglers.
  • The people smugglers are happy to take your money but they cannot deliver - they cannot get you to Australia.
Synonyms
informal mule
North American informal moonshiner

Definition of smuggler in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…