Meaning of “muggins” in the English Dictionary


"muggins" in English

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mugginsnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈmʌɡ.ɪnz/ us /ˈmʌɡ.ɪnz/ UK humorous

a stupid person: often used to describe yourself when you have done something silly or when you feel you are being treated unfairly:

I suppose muggins here will have to take care of the cat when they go on holiday (= I will have to do it but I don't want to).

(Definition of “muggins” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)