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mug

noun

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  1. 1 a round vessel equipped with a handle and designed for drinking a coffee mug Synonyms cupRelated Words beaker, blackjack, stein, tankard; chalice, goblet; demitasse, noggin; teacup

  2. 2 a violent, brutal person who is often a member of an organized gang just a bunch of mugs with no respect for anyone, not even themselves Synonyms bully, gangbanger, gangsta, gangster, goon, gorilla, hood, hooligan, mobster, hoodlum, plug-ugly, punk, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, thug, tough, toughie (also toughy), yob [British], yobbo [British]Related Words cutthroat, scoundrel, villain; assassin, bandit, bravo, brigand, criminal, crook, desperado, felon, gunman, highwayman, lawbreaker, mafioso, malefactor, offender, outlaw, perp, perpetrator, pirate; pickpocket, racketeer, robber, swindler, thief, vandal; juvenile delinquent, tearaway [British]

  3. 3 the front part of the head she joked about not having to see his ugly mug anymore Synonyms countenance, kisser [slang], face, pan [slang], puss [slang], visageRelated Words appearance, aspect, features, lineaments, looks, mien, presence; expression, physiognomy

  4. 4 the opening through which food passes into the body of an animal keep your mug shut and listen up Synonyms chops, gob [chiefly British], kisser [slang], mouth, piehole [slang], trap [slang], yap [slang]Related Words countenance, face, puss [slang], visage; muzzle; jaws, mandible, maxilla; gullet, maw

  5. 5 a twisting of the facial features in disgust or disapproval an involuntary mug at the revolting sight Synonyms face, frown, lower (also lour), moue, mouth, mow, grimace, pout, scowl, snootRelated Words flinch, squinch, wince; growl, snarl; rictus, simper, smirk; scoff, sneer; glare, glower, look, stareNear Antonyms grin, laugh, smile

  6. 6 chiefly British  one who is easily deceived or cheated the cardsharp was always on the lookout for a new mug Synonyms chump, gull, dupe [chiefly British], patsy, pigeon, pushover, sap, soft touch, sucker, toolRelated Words cat's-paw, mark, target, victim; schlemiel (also shlemiel); butt, derision, laughingstock, mock, mockery; booby, dodo, fool, goose, half-wit, jackass, lunatic, monkey, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, simp, simpleton, turkey, yo-yo; loser; blockhead, cretin, dolt, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, idiot, imbecile, moron, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schlump [slang], schnook [slang]Near Antonyms cheat, cheater, confidence man, cozener, defrauder, dodger, hoaxer, shark, sharper, slicker, swindler, trickster

  7. 7 chiefly British  a stupid person those mugs couldn't blow up a balloon, let alone the Houses of Parliament Synonyms airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cretin, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dumbhead, dum-dum, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, lump, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, idiot [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simpleton, stock, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yoRelated Words booby, buffoon, fool, goose, loony, lunatic, madman, nut, zany; loser; gawk; featherbrain, scatterbrain; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cur, heel, jerk, skunk, snake, stinker, villain; bimbette [slang], bimbo [slang], himboNear Antonyms egghead, intellect, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard; polymath, Renaissance man; sharpie (or sharpy)Antonyms brain, genius


mug

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mug

  1. 1 to distort one's face every time their picture was snapped, both children mugged by sticking out their tongues or scrunching up their faces Synonyms grimace, mouth Related Words pout; contort, deform, twist, warp; frown, glare, gloom, glower, lower (also lour), scowl; gape, gaze, ogle, stare; growl, snarl, sneer; simper, smirk Phrases make a face (or make faces), pull a face Near Antonyms beam, grin, smile

  2. 2 to take a photograph of mugging captured criminals for the police records Synonyms photograph, photo, shoot, snapRelated Words image, picture, rephotograph, retake; film, videotape


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