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Meaning of MUG

Pronunciation:  mug

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  with handle and usually cylindrical
  2. [n]  the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face'; `phiz' is British)
  3. [n]  a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
  4. [n]  the quantity that can be held in a mug
  5. [v]  rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence; "I was mugged in the streets of New York last night"

MUG is a 3 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: chump, countenance, fall guy, fool, gull, kisser, mark, mugful, patsy, phiz, physiognomy, schlemiel, shlemiel, smiler, soft touch, sucker, visage
 See Also: beer mug, coffee mug, containerful, drinking vessel, dupe, face, grip, handgrip, handle, hold, hold up, human face, human head, puddingface, stein, stick up, toby, toby fillpot jug, toby jug, victim



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mug\, n. [Cf. Ir. mugam a mug, mucog a cup.]
1. A kind of earthen or metal drinking cup, with a handle, --
   usually cylindrical and without a lip.

2. The face or mouth. [Slang] --Thackeray.

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