charity mugger

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
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The Big Mac worker gets pounds 17,680, a bank clerk pounds 17,500 and a high street fundraiser or "charity mugger" pounds 18,000.
Fundraisers seem to think that the best way to get us to donate is either to get us to do something "crazee" or set the the "chugger" or charity mugger on you.
Well, chugger is a charity mugger ( the kind of geekish guy with split ends, an anorak and a clipboard who nobbles you for a donation to some good cause on Linthorpe Road.
CHORE LAUGHS LITTLE Karen gets the better of a charity mugger in tonight's episode, which also sees Pete and the boys turning their hands to domestic chores.
LITTLE Karen gets the better of a charity mugger in tonight's episode that also sees Pete and the boys turning their hands to domestic chores while Karen and her mum enjoy some quality mother and daughter time together.
They say God helps those who help themselves, and Sophie finds her charity mugger friends at Roof And Refuge helped themselves to her dad's 20 grand.
WE LOVE SITcOm OUtnUmBereD BBc1, 9pm LittLe Karen gets the better of a charity mugger in tonight's episode that also sees Pete and the boys turning their hands to domestic chores while Karen and her mum enjoy some quality mother and daughter time together.
8 Chugger - charity mugger. 9 Freakonomics - shock best-seller about, er, statistics 10 Operation Sassoon - last-resort plan for mass evacuation of London.
Then there are the deluded so-called charity muggers - chuggers - enthusiastic young people who ought to be child entertainers.
A loophole means these collectors - nicknamed 'chuggers' for charity muggers - are still able to operate as they do not actually exchange money.
Before last summer, there were up to 42 chuggers - short for charity muggers - targeting passers-by each day and the deal set a limit of 12.
Before last summer, there were up to 42 chuggers - short for 'charity muggers' - targeting passers each day.
It has emerged that the council was forced to put a public space protection order (PSPO) for the city on hold after a legal threat from the Public Fundraising Association (PFRA) - which represents so-called charity muggers.
The Tyneside authority has revealed it plans to eradicate chuggers - slang for "charity muggers" - possibly by the end of the summer.
Cold calling is probably the worst, followed by those pleasant faced young chuggers (charity muggers) who try to get you to sign up to pay a monthly direct debit in the street.