mug

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmʌg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mʌg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mug)


Inflections of 'mug' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
mugs
v 3rd person singular
mugging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
mugged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
mugged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

mug

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [tea, coffee] mug
  2. a [porcelain, clay, plastic] mug
  3. a [plain, decorative, souvenir, personalized] mug
  4. a mug of [green, black, mint] tea
  5. drink [tea, coffee] from a mug
  6. spilled a mug of [tea] on his [lap, paperwork, computer]
  7. buy a new [pair, set, collection] of mugs
  8. [grabbed, took] the mug by the handle
  9. sipped from a [piping, boiling] hot mug
  10. the mug was steaming
  11. steam was coming from the mug
  12. a steaming hot mug of
  13. cupped the mug of (boiling) tea
  14. UK, slang: don't be such a mug!
  15. UK; slang: how could you be such a mug!
  16. UK, slang: you're a mug for [buying, believing, trying]
  17. UK, slang: only a mug would [do, try] that!
  18. slang: get your ugly mug out [of here, of the way]!
  19. slang: a picture of his ugly mug (on, in)
v
  1. mugged [a tourist, an old lady, him]
  2. mugged [on the street, in a dark alley, on the subway]
  3. mugged and [beaten, assaulted]
  4. mugged at [knifepoint, gunpoint]
  5. mugged by [youths, two men]
  6. mugging for [the camera, a photo, the baby]
  7. UK: mugging it up (for)
n as adj
  1. the mug handle
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