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rig·ger1 / ˈrigər/ • n. 1. a person who rigs or attends to the rigging of a sailing ship, aircraft, or parachute. ∎  a person who erects and maintains scaffolding, lifting tackle, cranes, etc. ∎  a person who works on or helps construct an oil rig. 2. (also rig·ger brush) an artist's long-haired sable brush. 3. an outrigger carrying a rowlock on a racing rowboat. rig·ger2 • n. a person who fraudulently manipulates something so as to produce a result or situation to their advantage.

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riggerblagger, bragger, dagger, flagger, Jagger, lagger, nagger, quagga, saggar, shagger, stagger, swagger •alga, realgar, Trafalgar •anger, clangour (US clangor), Katanga, languor, manga, panga, sangar, tanga, Tauranga, Zamboanga •sandbagger • carpetbagger • Erlanger •Aga, Braga, dagga, dargah, laager, lager, naga, Onondaga, raga, saga •beggar, eggar, Gregor, mega, Megger •Edgar • Helga • Heidegger •bootlegger •Jaeger, maigre, Meleager, Noriega, Ortega, rutabaga, Sagar •Antigua, beleaguer, bodega, eager, intriguer, leaguer, meagre (US meager), reneger, Riga, Seeger, Vega •chigger, configure, digger, figure, Frigga, jigger, ligger, rigger, rigor, rigour, snigger, swigger, transfigure, trigger, vigour (US vigor) •churinga, finger, linger, malinger •gravedigger • ladyfinger • forefinger •omega • vinegar • Honegger •outrigger • Minnesinger •Auriga, Eiger, liger, saiga, taiga, tiger

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