mugger


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charity mugger

Someone who approaches people to collect donations or set up standing orders for a charity. The charity muggers in this town are so tenacious, and they make you feel like a horrible person if you don't contribute something!
See also: charity, mugger

mugger

n. someone, usually a male, who attacks and robs people. I clobbered the mugger with a tire iron I carry just for such occasions.
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Witnesses said the mugger was around 14-16 years old.
Police think the mugger may have left in a small, green vehicle.
Especially when the mugger looked at his trophy a little present from my dog.
And the company made a further blunder when they later accidentally reconnected the mugger, rather than Beth when she asked for her old telephone number to be reactivated.
The group was walking on a track off Kilner Bank in Rawthorpe when they were approached by the mugger wielding an iron bar just after 9.
It is solemn advice from Home Office minister Tony McNulty, right, on how to "distract" muggers.
An upset relative has hit out at the mugger who put Rachel Hoggarth in hospital days before her 90th birthday.
POLICE are hunting a mugger who attacked and robbed a 21-year-old Nuneaton man seconds after he had made a withdrawal from a cash dispenser.
BIG Brother star Nush was in hospital last night after being attacked by a mugger who broke her leg.
A mugger threatened a woman at knifepoint before making off with her handbag.
A DISTINCTIVE-looking mugger is being hunted after a robbery in Mirfield.
Police yesterday appealed for witnesses after a 21-year-old man was robbed of cash and a gold chain by a mugger wielding an electric toaster.
A MUGGER threatened a woman with a kitchen knife before stealing her purse in Nuneaton.
A woman was slightly hurt when a mugger tried in vain to snatch her handbag.