HyperDic: mug

English > 5 senses of the word mug:
NOUNquantitymug, mugfulthe quantity that can be held in a mug
person mug, chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft toucha person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
bodymug, countenance, physiognomy, phiz, visage, kisser, smilerthe human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British)
artifactmugwith handle and usually cylindrical
VERBpossessionmugrob at gunpoint or with the threat / threat of violence
mug > pronunciation
Soundsmah'g
Rhymesbedbug ... Winnipeg: 26 rhymes with ahg...
English > mug: 5 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe quantity that can be held in a mug.
Synonymmugful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Spanishmugful, taza
Catalanmugful
English > mug: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of.
Synonymschump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch
Broadervictim, dupeA person who is tricked or swindled
Spanishberzotas, bobo, cabeza de turco, cipote, estúpido, gaviota, idiota, imbécil, mameluco, panoli, primo, tonto
Catalanbabau, beneit, encantat, enze, gamarús, gavina, idiota, pallús, tanoca, tòtil
English > mug: 5 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British).
Synonymscountenance, physiognomy, phiz, visage, kisser, smiler
Part ofhuman headThe head of a human being
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Narrowerpudding face, pudding-faceA large fat human face
Broaderface, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishfaz, fisiognomía, fisionomía, fisonomía, rostro, semblante
Catalancara, fesomia, fisonomia, rostre, semblant
English > mug: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningWith handle and usually cylindrical.
Partshandle, grip, handgrip, holdThe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
Narrowerbeer mug, steinA mug intended for serving beer
coffee mugA mug intended for serving coffee
toby, toby jug, toby fillpot jugA drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat
Broaderdrinking vesselA vessel intended for drinking
Spanishtaza, tazón
Catalantassa
English > mug: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningrob at gunpoint or with the threat / threat of violence.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"I was mugged in the streets of New York last night"
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Broaderhold up, stick uprob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
Spanishasaltar, atracar
Catalanrobar
Nounsmuggeea victim of a mugging
muggera robber who takes property by threatening or performing violence on the person who is robbed (usually on the street)
muggingassault with intent to rob

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