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mug

mug

 
pronunciation:
muhg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tall, cylindrical, often heavy drinking cup of pottery, glass, or metal, usu. with a handle.
 
similar words:
cup, flagon, stein, tankard, toby
definition 2: the quantity that such a cup holds.
Give me a mug of beer.
similar words:
cup, cupful, half pint, pint
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mugged, mugging, mugs
definition: to use physical force on or assault, usu. with the intent to rob, and usu. on the street or in some other public place.
 
similar words:
assault, attack, rob, strong-arm
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: (informal) to make faces; grimace.
similar words:
grimace, ham, pout
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