Definitions for muggle

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Wiktionary

  1. muggle(Noun)

    A person who has no magical abilities.

  2. muggle(Noun)

    A person who lacks a skill or is not a member of the group.

  3. muggle(Verb)

    To be restless.

  4. muggle(Verb)

    To remove, deface or destroy a geocache.

  5. Muggle(Noun)

    A non-magical person in the works of J.K. Rowling.

  6. Muggle(Noun)

    A non-specialist; someone lacking a particular skill or ability.

  7. Origin: Origin unknown. First known to come into usage in New Orleans in the mid-1920s.

Freebase

  1. Muggle

    In the fictional world of J. K. Rowling's book series Harry Potter, a muggle is a person who lacks any sort of magical ability and was not born into the magical world. Muggles also do not have any magical blood. It differs from the term Squib, which refers to a person with one or more magical parents yet without any magical ability, and from the term Muggle-born, which refers to a person with magical abilities but without magical parents.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. muggle

    [from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books, 1998] A non-wizard. Not as disparaging as luser; implies vague pity rather than contempt. In the universe of Rowling's enormously (and deservedly) popular children's series, muggles and wizards inhabit the same modern world, but each group is ignorant of the commonplaces of the others' existence — most muggles are unaware that wizards exist, and wizards (used to magical ways of doing everything) are perplexed and fascinated by muggle artifacts.In retrospect it seems completely inevitable that hackers would adopt this metaphor, and in hacker usage it readily forms compounds such as muggle-friendly. Compare luser, mundane, chainik, newbie.

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