Definition of clogger in English:

clogger

Line breaks: clog|ger

noun

  • 1A person or thing that clogs something: pore-cloggers
    More example sentences
    • I looked at the menu again and it quite clearly said you could purchase individual portions of bacon, sausage, fried eggs, beans and the usual cholesterol cloggers.
    • But the donuts themselves are artery cloggers and aesthetically a mess, I think.
    • Hair is a common bathroom drain clogger.
  • 2British informal A footballer who habitually fouls other players when tackling: I was a right clogger, always kicking people
    More example sentences
    • Calderwood, to his credit, admires quick and classy defenders as opposed to the kind of cloggers who reduce football to its lowest common denominator.
    • It never will be so long as we have people like Wilkinson running our game who prefer cloggers to artists.
    • Titans DTs Robaire Smith and Albert Haynesworth are cloggers who have to slow Lewis down before he reaches the second level.
  • 3A person who makes clogs.
    More example sentences
    • "Grandad" was Walter Hurst of Hindley, who later had six cloggers and a shoe repairer working for him.
    • Unlike the clogger, the village craftsman used a great deal of sycamore.

More definitions of clogger

Definition of clogger in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space