Definition of progger in US English:

progger

noun

  • 1British regional and Irish English. A person who solicits for something, especially habitually; a beggar. Now rare.

  • 2US regional (especially Chesapeake Bay). A person who forages around marshes and beaches for clams, crabs, etc.

noun

English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • A butcher's spike or knife; (also generally) any sharp implement used for stabbing or piercing.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Lucas (1648/9–1715), Church of England clergyman. From prog + -er<br>early 19th century. From prog + -er.

Pronunciation

progger

/ˈprɒɡə/