Meaning of muggle in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmʌɡl/

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  • A person who is not conversant with a particular activity or skill.

    • ‘she's a muggle: no IT background, understanding, or aptitude at all’
    • ‘This is absolutely typical of the tourist authorities, who are behaving like a bunch of muggles.’
    • ‘A neat spin on the driving test we muggles take as we ‘come of age’.’


1990s from mug+ -le; used in the Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling to mean ‘a person without magical powers’.