mug Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"mug" in British English

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mugnoun [C]

uk   us   /mʌɡ/

mug noun [C] (CUP)

A2 a ​largecup with ​straightsides used for ​hotdrinks: I made myself a ​large mug ofcocoa (= enough to ​fill a mug) and went to ​bed.beer mug mainly US a ​heavyglass with a ​handle and usually with ​patternscut into ​itsside, out of which you ​drinkbeer
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mug noun [C] (STUPID PERSON)

UK informal a ​person who is ​stupid and ​easilydeceived: He's such a mug, he ​believes everything she ​tells him.

mug noun [C] (FACE)

informal mainly disapproving someone's ​face: his ugly mug

mugverb [T]

uk   us   /mʌɡ/ (-gg-)
to ​attack a ​person in a ​publicplace and ​stealtheirmoney: He was mugged in ​broaddaylight.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of mug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mug" in American English

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mugnoun [C]

 us   /mʌɡ/

mug noun [C] (CUP)

a ​largecup with a ​handle on the ​side, used esp. for ​hotdrinks, and usually used without a saucer (= ​plate below it)

mugverb [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 ​broaddaylight.
mugger
noun [C]  us   /ˈmʌɡ·ər/
He ​helped the ​policenab the mugger who ​jumped him.
(Definition of mug from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mug”
in Korean 머그컵…
in Arabic كوب كَبير (مَج)…
in Malaysian kole…
in French chope…
in Russian кружка, балбес, простофиля…
in Chinese (Traditional) 杯子, (盛熱飲用的)馬克杯,大杯子…
in Italian tazzone, boccale…
in Turkish kulplu büyük bardak, maşrapa, avanak…
in Polish kubek, frajer/ka…
in Spanish tazón…
in Vietnamese ca…
in Portuguese caneca…
in Thai เหยือก…
in German der Becher…
in Catalan tassa (alta)…
in Japanese マグカップ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杯子, (盛热饮用的)大杯子…
in Indonesian cangkir besar…
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