Definition of mole-catcher in US English:

mole-catcher

noun

  • 1A person employed to catch moles. Frequently figurative and in various extended uses, especially as a general term of abuse.

  • 2Slang. The vagina. Compare "mole". Now rare (archaic).

  • 3A counter-espionage operative employed to detect moles.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tusser (c1524–1580), writer on agriculture and poet. From mole + catcher.

Pronunciation

mole-catcher

/ˈməʊlˌkatʃə/