A person who comes up to you on a dark street who says "give me all your money," is an example of a mugger.
- one who assaults with intent to rob
- Theater one who overacts, esp. by exaggerated facial expressions
Origin of muggerHindi magar ; from Sanskrit makara, sea monster
- One who commits a mugging.
- One who makes exaggerated faces, as in performing.
Origin of muggerHindi magar, from Sanskrit makara&hlowdot;, crocodile, of Dravidian origin.