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noun as in illegal liquor dealer


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The National Football League's New York Giants franchise was founded in 1925 by a bootlegger named Tim Mara.

He seeks to clear up some myths about Kennedy—he was, for instance, never a bootlegger—and offer a truthful portrait of the man.

To prep for his role as a gun-slinging bootlegger in the film, LaBeouf packed on 40 pounds and guzzled moonshine.

There he insinuates himself with the locals as the new bootlegger and begins stalking Luce and her two charges.

Indeed, one could claim that her vast business empire has been built on the memories of her days as a fancified bootlegger.

Mr. Rosen was by way of being—by a roundabout way of being—what technically is known as a bootlegger.

According to the estimate of the narrator, a bootlegger passes through Malone every eight minutes.

The blow of her stick had half blinded the bootlegger's one eye, but he was coming toward her.

I imagine, of course, as I said to Mr. Hampton here earlier, that our bootlegger friends set the fire.

Soon he saw that he was flying faster than the bootlegger ahead of him.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bootlegger, such as: moonshiner, rumrunner, whiskey peddler, and whisky peddler.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.