mug's game

noun
\ ˈməgz- How to pronounce mug's game (audio) \

Definition of mug's game

: a profitless or futile activity

First Known Use of mug's game

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Mug's game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mug%27s%20game. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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