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mug

Definitions by Oxford


[mʌɡ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a large cup, typically cylindrical with a handle and used without a saucer
(e.g: she picked up her coffee mug)

- a person's face
(e.g: I don't want to see Barry's ugly mug when I get home)

- a stupid or gullible person
(e.g: they were no mugs where finance was concerned)

- a violent criminal or troublemaker.


Phrases:
- a mug's game

Origin:
early 16th century (originally Scots and northern English, denoting an earthenware bowl): probably of Scandinavian origin; compare with Norwegian mugge, Swedish mugg ‘pitcher with a handle’


[mʌɡ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- attack and rob (someone) in a public place
(e.g: he was mugged by three men who stole his bike)

- make faces, especially silly or exaggerated ones, before an audience or a camera
(e.g: he mugged for the camera)


Phrases:
- a mug's game

Origin:


[mʌɡ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- learn or revise a subject as far as possible in a short time
(e.g: I'm constantly having to mug up things ahead of teaching them)


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 19th century: of unknown origin







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