- the face.
- the mouth.
- an exaggerated facial expression; grimace, as in acting.
- a thug, ruffian, or other criminal.
verb (used with object), mugged, mug·ging.
verb (used without object), mugged, mug·ging.
Origin of mug
Examples from the Web for mug
To this day, Bush media maven Roger Ailes adamantly denies that he or the campaign had any role in the Willie Horton mug shot ad.
He plants himself on an outdoor couch, stirs Nesquik into a mug, and leans forward.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beside the mug shot of McCollum was one of a man named Wayne Laws.How the North Carolina GOP Made a Wrongfully Convicted Man a Death Row Scapegoat|Michael Daly|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You know, he dug up 32-year-old mug shots of me that I had never even seen before, that had never been posted.
When he turned himself in, he wore a smirk in his mug shot, and then he went out for ice cream with reporters in tow.
Of course the men agreed with their employer, and they were all dismissed after being regaled with a mug of porter each.Recollections of Old Liverpool|A Nonagenarian
The traveller, with a start that upset the cat's nerves, finished his own mug, and then ordered both to be refilled.The White Cat|W.W. Jacobs
I turned away for the cup, and Private Penny, laying down his mug, addressed the newcomer.
Taken either in a goblet of sherry or in a mug of rum, or in half a pint of whisky, it never failed to revive his energies.Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels|Stephen Leacock
He looked at her in a half-distracted way, and then put his hand to the mug.