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English definition of “mug”

mug

verb [T]     /mʌɡ/ (present participle mugging, past tense and past participle mugged)
to attack and rob someone in a public place: [often passive] He was mugged as he walked across the park.StealingAttacking and invading
mugger noun [C] someone who mugs peopleMurderers and attackers
(Definition of mug verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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