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English noun: mug

1. mug (quantity) the quantity that can be held in a mug


Synonymsmugful


Broader (hypernym)containerful

2. mug (person) a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of


Synonymschump, fall guy, fool, gull, mark, patsy, soft touch, sucker


Broader (hypernym)dupe, victim

3. mug (body) the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)


Synonymscountenance, kisser, phiz, physiognomy, smiler, visage


Broader (hypernym)face, human face


Narrower (hyponym)pudding face, pudding-face


Part meronymhuman head


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Domain usagecolloquialism

4. mug (artifact) with handle and usually cylindrical


Broader (hypernym)drinking vessel


Narrower (hyponym)beer mug, coffee mug, stein, toby, toby fillpot jug, toby jug


Part holonymgrip, handgrip, handle, hold


English verb: mug

1. mug (possession) rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence


SamplesI was mugged in the streets of New York last night.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hold up, stick up


Domain categorycrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense









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