Associations to the word «Mug»


MUG, adjective. (archaic) Easily fooled, gullible.
MUG, noun. A large cup for hot liquids, usually having a handle and used without a saucer.
MUG, noun. (slang) The face, often used deprecatingly.
MUG, noun. (slang) (vulgar) A gullible or easily-cheated person.
MUG, noun. (UK) (slang) A stupid or contemptible person.
MUG, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) (UK) To strike in the face.
MUG, verb. (transitive) To assault for the purpose of robbery.
MUG, verb. (intransitive) To exaggerate a facial expression for communicative emphasis; to make a face, to pose, as for photographs or in a performance, in an exaggerated or affected manner.
MUG, verb. (transitive) To photograph for identification; to take a mug shot.
MUG, verb. Learn or review a subject as much as possible in a short time; cram.
MUG, noun. (slang) (AAVE) Motherfucker (usually in similes, e.g. "like a mug" or "as a mug")
MUG BOOK, noun. A book containing mug shots, pictures of faces.
MUG BOOKS, noun. Plural of mug book
MUG OFF, verb. (UK) (slang) (transitive) To cheat, swindle, dupe
MUG SHOT, noun. A photograph taken of the head and shoulders, often from the front and in profile, usually taken in conjunction with somebody's arrest.
MUG SHOT, noun. (UK) (slang) An unflattering photograph of a person's face.
MUG SHOTS, noun. Plural of mug shot
MUG UP, verb. (intransitive) To study intensely

Dictionary definition

MUG, noun. The quantity that can be held in a mug.
MUG, noun. A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of.
MUG, noun. The human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British).
MUG, noun. With handle and usually cylindrical.
MUG, verb. Rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence; "I was mugged in the streets of New York last night".

Wise words

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Antoine De Saint-Exupery