This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bootlegger
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someone who makes or sells illegal liquor
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An illegal trader of goods, especially of alcohol.
Origin: Originally a nickname given to smugglers in King George III's reign, derived from the smugglers' custom of hiding packages of valuables in their large sea-boots when dodging the king's coastguardsmen.