see also: Mule
  • (RP, America) IPA: /mjuːl/

mule (plural mules)

  1. The generally sterile male or female hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.
  2. The generally sterile hybrid offspring of any two species of animals.
  3. (dated) A hybrid plant.
  4. (informal) A stubborn person.
  5. (slang) A person paid to smuggle drugs.
  6. (numismatics) A coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece, either intentionally or in error.
  7. (RPG) A MMORPG character, or NPC companion in a tabletop RPG, used mainly to store extra inventory for the owner's primary character.
  8. Any of a group of cocktails involving ginger ale or ginger beer, citrus juice, and various liquors.
  9. (sailing) A kind of triangular sail for a yacht.
  10. A kind of cotton-spinning machine.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • French: mule
  • Italian: spallone
  • Portuguese: mula
  • Russian: верблю́д
  • Spanish: mula, burro

mule (mules, present participle muling; past and past participle muled)

  1. (transitive, slang) To smuggle (illegal drugs).

mule (plural mules)

  1. A shoe that has no fitting or strap around the heel, but which covers the foot.
Proper noun
  1. Surname

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