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Definition 1: with handle and usually cylindrical - [noun denoting artifact]

(mug is a kind of ...) a vessel intended for drinking

(... is a kind of mug ) a mug intended for serving beer

(... is a kind of mug ) a mug intended for serving coffee

(... is a kind of mug ) a drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat

(mug is a part of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

Definition 2: the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British) - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for mug in the sense of this definition

(mug is a kind of ...) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

"he washed his face" "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"

(... is a kind of mug ) a large fat human face

(... is part of mug) the head of a human being

(mug belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

(mug is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 3: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for mug in the sense of this definition

(mug is a kind of ...) a person who is tricked or swindled

Definition 4: the quantity that can be held in a mug - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for mug in the sense of this definition

(mug is a kind of ...) the quantity that a container will hold

Definition 5: rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence - [verb of possession]

Samples where mug or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I was mugged in the streets of New York last night

(mug is a kind of ...) rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat

(mug belongs to category ...) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

"a long record of crimes"

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