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mug

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mug

  1. 1 a round vessel equipped with a handle and designed for drinking a coffee mug Synonyms of mug cupWords Related to mug 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 of mug 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]Words Related to mug 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 of mug countenance, kisser [slang], face, pan [slang], puss [slang], visageWords Related to mug 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 of mug chops, gob [chiefly British], kisser [slang], mouth, piehole [slang], trap [slang], yap [slang]Words Related to mug 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 of mug face, frown, lower (also lour), moue, mouth, mow, grimace, pout, scowl, snootWords Related to mug flinch, squinch, wince; growl, snarl; rictus, simper, smirk; scoff, sneer; glare, glower, look, stareNear Antonyms of mug 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 of mug chump, gull, dupe [chiefly British], patsy, pigeon, pushover, sap, soft touch, sucker, toolWords Related to mug 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 of mug 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 of mug 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-yoWords Related to mug 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 of mug egghead, intellect, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard; polymath, Renaissance man; sharpie (or sharpy)Antonyms of mug 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 of mug grimace, mouth Words Related to mug 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 of mug beam, grin, smile

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



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