Synonyms of mug


1. mug, mugful, containerful

usage: the quantity that can be held in a mug

2. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug, victim, dupe

usage: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

3. countenance, physiognomy, phiz, visage, kisser, smiler, mug, face, human face

usage: the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)

4. mug, drinking vessel

usage: with handle and usually cylindrical


1. mug, hold up, stick up

usage: rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence; "I was mugged in the streets of New York last night"

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Definition and meaning of mug (Dictionary)