- 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
Words nearby mug
Example sentences from the Web for mugged
Worse, all of this mugging business reminds Ross of when he was mugged as a child.
The alley cat and her kittens would have mugged him already.Up To a Point: Robber Barons Make Way For Robber Nerds|P. J. O’Rourke|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When it comes to health insurance, it seems a liberal is a conservative who has been mugged by an illness.
In the old days, they used to say that a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality.
“People also have a right to walk down the street without being killed or mugged,” Bloomberg said.Stop-and-Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional: A ‘Fair Trial’ for the NYPD?|Michael Daly|August 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps it would have been better had he stopped in Gueldersdorp and mugged it out.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
So I took on the Lockyers and Procters, and mugged up the planets and stars.Punch Among the Planets|Various
The professional thief is the 'mugged grafter'; his photograph and Bertillon measurements are known and recorded.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
And Buller lit his candle and mugged at a German exercise till the supper-bell rang.Dr. Jolliffe's Boys|Lewis Hough
Each "con" was divided into two equal parts: the Duffer "mugged" up one; John the other.The Hill|Horace Annesley Vachell