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mug

noun [C]  us   /mʌɡ/

mug noun [C] (CUP)

a large cup with a handle on the side, used esp. for hot drinks, and usually used without a saucer (= plate below it)

mug

verb [T]  us   /mʌɡ/ (-gg-)

mug verb [T] (ATTACK)

to attack a person, using force or threats of force to steal the person’s money or possessions: He was mugged in broad daylight.
mugger
noun [C]  us   /ˈmʌɡ·ər/
He helped the police nab the mugger who jumped him.
Translations of “mug”
in Arabic كوب كَبير (مَج)…
in Korean 머그컵…
in Malaysian kole…
in French chope…
in Turkish kulplu büyük bardak, maşrapa, avanak…
in Italian tazzone, boccale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 杯子, (盛熱飲用的)馬克杯,大杯子…
in Russian кружка, балбес, простофиля…
in Polish kubek, frajer/ka…
in Vietnamese ca…
in Spanish tazón…
in Portuguese caneca…
in Thai เหยือก…
in German der Becher…
in Catalan tassa (alta)…
in Japanese マグカップ…
in Indonesian cangkir besar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杯子, (盛热饮用的)大杯子…
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