Main definitions of mudlarking in English

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mudlarking1

Pronunciation /ˈmʌdlɑːkɪŋ/

noun

  • The activity or occupation of a mudlark, especially the action of riding, playing, or driving in mud.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From mudlark + -ing. Compare earlier mudlarker, mudlarking, and later mudlark.

Main definitions of mudlarking in English

: mudlarking1mudlarking2

mudlarking2

Pronunciation /ˈmʌdlɑːkɪŋ/

adjective

  • That acts as a mudlark; that engages in mudlarking.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Frederick Marryat (1792–1848), naval officer and novelist. From mudlark + -ing.