Smuggler
Smuggler Smug"gler, n. 1. One who smuggles. [1913 Webster]

2. A vessel employed in smuggling. [1913 Webster]


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  • smuggler — ⇒SMUGGLER, SMOGLEUR, subst. masc. MAR. [Au XIXe s.] Petit navire qui faisait la contrebande entre l Angleterre et la France; homme faisant de la contrebande sur un tel navire. Le frêle bateau qui le ramène [d Angleterre] est aperçu de Boulogne;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • smuggler — index bootlegger, criminal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • smuggler — 1660s, from Low Ger. smuggeln or Du. smokkelen to transport (goods) illegally, apparently a frequentative formation of a word meaning to sneak (from P.Gmc. *smuganan) and related to SMOCK (Cf. smock) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • smuggler — smuggle smug‧gle [ˈsmʌgl] verb [transitive] LAW to take something or someone illegally from one country to another: smuggle something into/​out of • They caught her trying to smuggle drugs into France. • The silver was found in Yugoslavia and… …   Financial and business terms

  • smuggler — UK [ˈsmʌɡ(ə)lə(r)] / US [ˈsmʌɡ(ə)lər] noun [countable] Word forms smuggler : singular smuggler plural smugglers someone who secretly and illegally takes goods or people into or out of a country, especially as a way of earning money …   English dictionary

  • smuggler — (smo gleur) s. m. 1°   Navire qui fait la contre bande entre l Angleterre et la France.    Adjectivement. Navire smuggler. 2°   Celui qui fait la contre bande entre l Angleterre et la France. De hardis smugglers.    On le trouve écrit smogleur.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • smuggler — smug|gler [ˈsmʌgələ US ər] n someone who takes something illegally from one country to another ▪ a drug smuggler …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • smuggler — noun (C) someone who takes something illegally from one country to another: a drug smuggler …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • smuggler — smuggle ► VERB 1) move (goods) illegally into or out of a country. 2) convey secretly and illicitly. DERIVATIVES smuggler noun smuggling noun. ORIGIN Low German smuggelen …   English terms dictionary

  • smuggler — noun see smuggle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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