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n., v. mugged, mug•ging. n.
cup glass mug
A cup is a small, round container, usually with a handle, from which you drink hot drinks such as tea and coffee. When you are not holding a cup, you usually rest it on a saucer.
A cup is also a unit of measurement used in cooking.
A glass is a container made out of glass and used for cold drinks.
A mug is a large deep cup with straight sides and a handle, used for hot drinks. You don't rest a mug on a saucer.
Past participle: mugged
|Noun||1.||mug - the quantity that can be held in a mug|
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
|2.||mug - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of|
|3.||mug - the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)|
human head - the head of a human being
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
|4.||mug - with handle and usually cylindrical|
coffee mug - a mug intended for serving coffee
drinking vessel - a vessel intended for drinking
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
|Verb||1.||mug - rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence; "I was mugged in the streets of New York last night"|
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
do you want a cup or a mug? → ¿quieres una taza normal o una taza grande?
what a mug I've been! → ¡mira que he sido bobo!
smoking is a mug's game → fumar es cosa de bobos
he was mugged in the city centre → lo atracaron en el centro de la ciudad
Do you want a cup or a mug? → Est-ce que vous voulez une tasse normale ou une grande tasse?