Origin of muggins
Examples from the Web for muggins
Historical Examples of muggins
"Muggins's Fork," some stockman said he heard it called a month ago.Marion's Faith.
“Ditto,” said Muggins, nodding his head and buttoning his jacket.
Larry,” said Muggins, “I think we have got into the doldrums.
The consequences were severe on some of the men, particularly on Muggins.Lost in the Forest
By the way, I wonder if we hadnt ought to have left some money for Mr. Muggins?The Motor Boys Over the Ocean
- a simpleton; silly person
- a title used humorously to refer to oneself
Word Origin for muggins
"fool, simpleton," 1855, apparently from the surname, perhaps influenced by slang mug "dupe, fool" (1859; see mug (n.2)).