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Mug vs. Stein

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Mugadjective

(archaic) Easily fooled, gullible.

Steinnoun

A beer mug, usually made of ceramic.

Mugnoun

A large cup for hot liquids, usually having a handle and used without a saucer.

Steinnoun

See Steen.

Mugnoun

(slang) The face, often used deprecatingly.

‘What an ugly mug.’;

Steinnoun

a mug intended for serving beer

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Mugnoun

A gullible or easily-cheated person.

‘He’s a gullible mug – he believed her again.’;

Steinnoun

experimental expatriate United States writer (1874-1946)

Mugnoun

A stupid or contemptible person.

Steinnoun

a large earthenware beer mug.

Mugnoun

Motherfucker (usually in similes, e.g. "like a mug" or "as a mug")

Steinnoun

variant spelling of steen

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Mugverb

To strike in the face.

Mugverb

(transitive) To assault for the purpose of robbery.

Mugverb

(intransitive) To exaggerate a facial expression for communicative emphasis; to make a face, to pose, as for photographs or in a performance, in an exaggerated or affected manner.

‘The children weren't interested in sitting still for a serious photo; they mugged for the camera.’;

Mugverb

(transitive) To photograph for identification; to take a mug shot.

Mugverb

To learn or review a subject as much as possible in a short time; cram.

Mugnoun

A kind of ceramic or metal drinking cup, with a handle, - usually cylindrical and without a lip.

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Mugnoun

The face or mouth; as, I don't want to see your ugly mug again; - often used contemptuously.

Mugverb

To take property from (a person) in a public place by threatening or committing violence on the person who is robbed; to rob, especially to rob by use of a weapon such as a knife or gun.

Mugnoun

the quantity that can be held in a mug

Mugnoun

a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

Mugnoun

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

Mugnoun

with handle and usually cylindrical

Mugverb

rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence;

‘I was mugged in the streets of New York last night’;

Mug

A mug is a type of cup typically used for drinking hot drinks, such as coffee, hot chocolate, or tea. Mugs usually have handles and hold a larger amount of fluid than other types of cup.

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