Meaning of urger in English:


Pronunciation /ˈəːdʒə/


  • 1Australian informal A person who gives tips at a race meeting.

    • ‘Anyway, this place has the hardest working tout or urger or whatever they're called in Australia.’
    1. 1.1A person who takes advantage of others; a racketeer.
      ‘he was a free enterprise man—he thought all unionists were urgers’
      • ‘A short acquaintance with Frank Hardy was enough to establish him as a typical bar-room urger.’
      • ‘But totalist urgers can never be satisfied - they want it to go on forever.’
      racketeer, extortioner, extorter, profiteer, exploiter, blackmailer, black marketeer