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Person who applies functional or artistic rope bondage (sometimes referred to as "human macramé") to another person's body for photographic, performance, artistic, educational, spiritual, or sexual purposes.

The term is thought to originate from the nautical world and has strong associations with rope, knots, and suspension. Other forms of restraint may also be used; such as fabric, leather and steel.

Rigger is sometimes thought to be a more technical term than the more artistic "rope top", while remaining less pretentious than the japanese inspired term "nawashi".

See also rigging
1) That rope harness looks fantastic; who is her rigger?

2) While a rigger may sometimes refer to his subject as a "load", it is best not to do so within said subject's hearing.
by T. Sunshine Love April 09, 2008
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A person that hooks heavy material to cranes using wire slings, hooks, chains, and straps. This peson must be skillful and knowledgeble. If done improperly, loads will fall, buildings will crumble pick up trucks will be impaled with steel beams, and people may DIE!!!! get the picture? Riggers dont appear to be the sharpest tools in the shed. Most dont know textbook algebra, but they can tell you what a 5/8 choker can lift at a 60 degree angle. Riggers give hand signals to cranes that fly the material through the air. Contrary to popular 'urban belief' that riggers take it up the ass, I think if you tried to mount a true rigger, you would find a nice piece of red iron sitting where your front seat used to be....
"That guy charlie sure is a good rigger.. he really knows his shit!"
by riggerrugger February 05, 2010
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A Russian person imitating the regular lifestyles of blacks, such as clothing, talk, and music.
That Mushkin Nikoladze is such a rigger. Look at his clothes.
by v2k3 April 24, 2003
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A Ruski who thinks he's black who shops at Gen-X and gets made fun of, that tries to use people for their stuff, and you only see him when he needs to get high, who's nick name is, ironically Gravel Samsonofrof. By the way has a 5:00 pm curfew at the age of 17.
Look at that russain!! He thinks he's a rigger!!
by Paul November 15, 2004
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A derogatory term for a citizen or resident of the state of Alaska.
a) We cannot be coerced into pouring money into a bridge to nowhere at the behest of a bunch of riggers and their token senator in Washington.

b) Indeed I profited greatly from this great endeavor, but I must acknowledge that none of this could have been accomplished without the devotion of my loyal riggers.
by Mahus January 06, 2012
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The submissive partner in anal intercourse, especially homosexual anal intercourse.
A derogatory term for an assistant or helper.
Possibly of naval origin, since the rigger on a sailing ship got things shipshape and ready for sail
Danny is the coach's rigger
by Real Tony June 04, 2007
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