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hugger-mugger

noun hug·ger-mug·ger \ ˈhə-gər-ˌmə-gər \

Definition of hugger-mugger

Origin and Etymology of hugger-mugger

origin unknown


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hugger-mugger

adjective

Definition of hugger-mugger

1 :secret
2 :of a confused or disorderly nature :jumbled

hugger-mugger

adverb

First Known Use of hugger-mugger

1692


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