muggle

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muggle

a person lacking a skill; an unimaginative adult who doesn’t understand children; slang for marijuana, coined by jazz musicians in the 1920s and 1930s

muggle

(ˈmʌɡəl)
n
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) (in fantasy fiction) a person who does not possess supernatural powers
2. informal a foolish or inept person
[C20: popularized by J. K. Rowling in the novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]
Translations
Mudla
muggle
Mugu
مشنگ
jästi
bezjak
Babbano
マグル
Muggle
amateurdreuzel
mugglare
muggle
Muggle
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Young Potterheads and Muggles can expect to be transported to a world of witchcraft and wizardry at the Aberdeenshire castle as it hosts a magical Harry Potter experience on August 11.
Wizards, witches, half-bloods and muggles are all invited to this 24-hour "Harry Potter" movie marathon.
Thrill-seeking muggles are in for a hairy ride on the new 50mph rollercoaster at Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
According to Rowling "when Hogwarts' plumbing became more elaborate in the 18th century (this was a rare instance of wizards copying Muggles, because hitherto they simply relieved themselves wherever they stood, and vanished the evidence), the entrance to the Chamber was threatened, being located on the site of a proposed bathroom."
Healers treat some seemingly-bewildering to us 'muggles' like Dragon Pox, spattergroit and vanishing sicknesses.
In his on-stage speech, Depp as Grindelwald explained the character's view of Muggles, the ordinary humans without magical powers.
The popular Harry Potter broomstick sport will be in the capital for muggles of all ages to watch.
Middlesbrough's Central Library is continuing to host a Harry Potter-inspired exhibition perfect for muggles who want to find out more about the fascinating world of wizardry.
For us Muggles, Halloween is about playing dress-up, going to parties and joining youngsters for trick-or-treat around the neighborhood.
Prices for muggles aged 12 and over are PS20, and first-year wizards and witches (aged 9-12) cost PS12, while young wizards and witches (under-9s) cost PS12.
The visit transports you to a world dreamed up by JK Rowling - and what a world it is for us mere muggles to enter.