mug shot

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mug shot

n. Informal
A photograph of a person's face, especially one made for police files.
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mug shot

n
1. a photograph of a person's face, esp one resembling a police-file picture
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mug′ shot`


n.
a photograph of the face of a criminal suspect.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mug shot - a photograph of someone's face (especially one made for police records)mug shot - a photograph of someone's face (especially one made for police records)
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
mug book, mug file - a file of mug shots (pictures of criminals that are kept on file by the police)
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Translations

mug shot

n (inf)Verbrecherfoto nt (inf)
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mug shot

n (fam) → foto f inv segnaletica
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