lully prigger(redirected from prigger)
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obsolete A petty thief who steals linens or clothes from outdoor washing lines. Primarily heard in UK. The lully prigger got stuck on the hedge as he attempted to escape and was subsequently caught red-handed with his arms full of wet shirts and underpants.
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