Mugger meaning

mŭg'ər
The definition of a mugger is a thief who attacks someone in a public place, usually with a gun or by making a threat, in order to take the person's personal property.

A person who comes up to you on a dark street who says "give me all your money," is an example of a mugger.

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One who commits a mugging.
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One who makes exaggerated faces, as in performing.
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A large freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus palustris) of South Asia, having a very broad snout.
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One who mugs.
  • One who assaults with intent to rob.
  • One who overacts, esp. by exaggerated facial expressions.
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A large, relatively timid crocodile (Crocodylus palustris) of India and Malaysia, with a broad, wrinkled snout.
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A person who makes exaggerated faces, as a performance; a gurner.

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A large crocodile Crocodilus palustris of southwest Asia, having a very broad wrinkled snout.
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Origin of mugger

Hindi magar from Sanskrit makaraḥ crocodile of Dravidian origin