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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However some of the scenes filmed in both magical and muggle worlds could also be found in the capital.
A key part of the game is fighting Confoundables (evil beasts like death eaters, dark wizards, and werewolves) to free the Foundable they're imprisoning (magical objects that have made their way into the muggle world).
Due to unknown forces called the Calamity, artifacts, people, beasts and even memories from the wizarding world, known as Foundables, seem to be appearing in the present-day Muggle reality.
Before adopting Muggle plumbing methods in the eighteenth century, witches and wizards simply relieved themselves wherever they stood, and vanished the evidence.
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Rowling, they possess some striking similarities to numerous occupations in our world or the 'muggle' world.
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Foodie delights such as Bertie Botts, jelly bean cakes, chocolate wizard hats and a golden snitch cake pleased all the muggle guests.
I definitely would not; the death eaters ran a ministry of oppression -- from the "Magic is Might" statue of the naked muggles being used to support the robed wizard, to the brutal treatment of muggle born students at Hogwarts.
Children and adults are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite Harry Potter character or in their best muggle clothes for a range of activities, including the Hogwarts sorting hat ceremony, quizzes and treasure hunts - and a chance to make a golden snitch.