Definition of smuggler in English:

smuggler

noun

  • A person who smuggles goods.

    ‘drug smugglers’
    • ‘She could have been a heroin mule or a gun smuggler for all anyone knew.’
    • ‘Authorities often pursue smugglers ' ships for two days, along the many islands that run from Sakhalin Oblast to Japan.’
    • ‘Her rum and brandy will be contraband bought from sea smugglers.’
    • ‘The people smugglers are happy to take your money but they cannot deliver - they cannot get you to Australia.’
    • ‘They left their countries in search of a better life, paying smugglers hundreds of dollars.’
    contrabandist, runner, courier, bootlegger
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Pronunciation

smuggler

/ˈsmʌɡlə//ˈsmʌɡ(ə)lə/