muggins


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muggins

(ˈmʌɡɪnz)
n
1. slang
a. a simpleton; silly person
b. a title used humorously to refer to oneself
2. (Games, other than specified) a variation on the game of dominoes
3. (Card Games) a card game
[C19: probably from the surname Muggins]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muggins - a person who lacks good judgmentmuggins - a person who lacks good judgment  
ass - a pompous fool
buffoon, clown - a rude or vulgar fool
fucker - a stupid despised man
bozo, cuckoo, fathead, goof, goofball, jackass, twat, zany, goose - a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
meshuggeneh, meshuggener - (Yiddish) a crazy fool
morosoph - a learned fool
putz - (Yiddish) a fool; an idiot
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
wally - a silly and inept person; someone who is regarded as stupid
Translations

muggins

[ˈmʌgɪnz] N (Brit) muggins will do itlo haré yo, como un tonto

muggins

[ˈmʌgɪnz] nma pomme
... and muggins does all the work → ... et c'est ma pomme qui fait tout le boulot

muggins

n sing (Brit inf) → Blödmann m (inf); while muggins does all the workund ich bin mal wieder der/die Dumme und kann die ganze Arbeit allein machen (inf); and muggins here forgot …und ich Blödmann vergesse (inf)…, und der Blödmann hier vergisst (inf)

muggins

[ˈmʌgɪnz] nsg (Brit) (fam) → fesso/a, salame m; (oneself) muggins had to do itcome sempre è toccato a me
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When a final confrontation with the bully Muggins results in a fistfight, Peter finally feels as if he has regained his honor.
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So muggins here - she of the fancy kit but strict 5K limit - agreed (not the word, quite) to go.
Old Muggins were in town and promised to entertain and delight us with their box of musical madness and mayhem.
Yet not long ago, a gossip magazine published a photograph of muggins doing exactly that.
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