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Slang

mule

This page is about the slang term mule

Meaning

a person paid to carry illegal drugs from one country to another

For example

  • The drug gang used little old ladies as mules to get the drugs into the country.

  • In some countries it's not only the drug dealers who get executed or locked up for life, it's also the mules. So don't try it!

Quick Quiz

After arresting the drug gang bosses, the police went after their mules and found them

a. waiting at the airport

b. grazing in a field

c. hidden in a bank safe

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Contributor: Matt Errey