Definition of mauger in US English:

mauger

adjective

  • Regional (now chiefly Caribbean). Of a person: thin, lean, skinny. Also (United States regional): weak, feeble, sickly.

Origin

Mid 18th century. Perhaps from Dutch mager meagre, lean; probably showing independent borrowings in Jamaican and U.S. regional English.

Pronunciation

mauger

/ˈmɔːɡə/