"mug" in the noun sense
1. mug, mugful
the quantity that can be held in a mug
2. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug
a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
3. countenance, physiognomy, phiz, visage, kisser, smiler, mug
the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
with handle and usually cylindrical
"mug" in the verb sense
rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence
"I was mugged in the streets of New York last night"
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