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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muggins - a person who lacks good judgmentmuggins - a person who lacks good judgment  
buffoon, clown - a rude or vulgar fool
bozo, cuckoo, fathead, goof, goofball, jackass, 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
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Translations

muggins

[ˈmʌgɪnz] N (Brit) muggins will do itlo haré yo, como un tonto
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

muggins

[ˈmʌgɪnz] nma pomme
... and muggins does all the work → ... et c'est ma pomme qui fait tout le boulot
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

muggins

[ˈmʌgɪnz] nsg (Brit) (fam) → fesso/a, salame m; (oneself) muggins had to do itcome sempre è toccato a me
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Anyway, muggins here finally gave in when a well-meaning friend said we should apply.
Liam Muggins, 18, was ordered to attend Johnstone police station, in Quarry Street, every Monday, even though the station shut down in 2016 moved to Johnstone Town Hall.
I had not only been on 24-hour call and constantly dealing with unpredictable situations but was the muggins who dealt with aggressive clients on behalf of colleagues who found it difficult.
Ann recalls: "Muggins came over to me in The Apartment and asked me to dance.
Abaci is an easy strip-pieced guilt with circle appliques reminiscent of an old-school counting machine while Muggins has more complex piecing and a bevy of appliques in a rainbow of colors on the dominoes.
It's a comment trotted out ad nauseam of late and thankfully for once it's not being directed at muggins.
Some of the films presented in the festival's third edition: -"I love my Carl" -"Muggins and Tuggins" -"Nuku Nuku" -"Sukar"
Kim may or not be a serial killer; the dog the narrator cares for, Muggins, is possibly also an infant named Barb; and the upstairs neighbor that blasts ambient noise podcasts walks around with a hole where his abdominal organs should be.
Like Muggins, he believes that technology has made it easier today to conduct business from anywhere.
When a final confrontation with the bully Muggins results in a fistfight, Peter finally feels as if he has regained his honor.