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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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HUGH KEEVINS is taking a well-earned break - leaving muggins here to fill in for his two-hour Hotline special.
He says: "She taught me to play dominoes - five up or muggins - as soon as I could add.
He's been running a temperature for the last three days and Muggins here has drawn the short straw and is now sharing his bed.
Anyway, what made him Mr Rat wasn't the plurality of his girlfriends, but the fact that he told at least one - muggins - that she was the only one.
Yet Muggins Straw has got both hands tied behind his back by idiot laws which as they stand mean that even if he eventually does refuse the applications of those 112 people to stay they'll have been collecting benefit here for up to three years.
Offering support is OLD MUGGINS featuring the kings of Teesside doo-wop Bob Fischer, Miniature G and Garry the Guitarist.
Muggins here has landed the task of feeding the in-laws.
Limp Along Leslie, Magnus the Muscleman, Don Gurney the Haunted Heavyweight and Little Tuffy Muggins.
Supermarket food halls are a no go area; except for muggins here of course.
There wouldn't be a local authority in the land left solvent and - horror of horrors - the Government might actually have to start coughing up to subsidise those councils presently being funded by Muggins the Motorist.
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