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The American Malefactor’s Dictionary: baggage smasher

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baggage smasher

– a man who hangs around a railway station looking for luggage to steal.

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  • Partridge, Eric. A Dictionary of the Underworld. New York: Bonanza Books, 1961.

Note: See “Cant: The Language of the Underworld” to learn more about the background of the American Malefactor’s Dictionary.

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