Definition of Prigger
1. a thief [n -S] - See also: thief
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prigger
Literary usage of Prigger
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Yale Studies in English edited by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Yale university New Haven (1903)
"And so the prigger went to heauen in a string, as many of [his] ... A prigger is a horse-stealer. T. Dekker discusses the punishments of the 'canting crew. ..."
2. South African Reminiscences: A Series of Sketches of Prominent Public Events by Richard William Murray (1894)
"The worst part of it was that when a grog prigger was detected the liquor was gone, and so was the work of the prigger for that day. ..."